Drivers Urged To Slow Down When Crossing The Westwood

Drivers Urged To Slow Down When Crossing The Westwood
Drivers Urged To Slow Down When Crossing The

Drivers are being urged to keep their eyes peeled for cattle and to slow down while crossing the .

who are responsible for the are keen to see the speed limit reduced.

MP is now urging motorists to keep their eyes peeled for cattle in a bid to avoid collisions with motorists.

Following a meeting with Mr Stuart said;

“I know a major concern of the is the speed at which vehicles drive over the . One of the ’s special features is its open grazing land for cattle, completely unfenced, so cattle can wander at will, including over the roads.”

“Very sadly, a number of cattle have been killed or seriously injured as a result of being hit by cars. Potentially, car drivers and passengers are at risk of injury or even death.”

“It is important that drivers keep their eyes peeled, and their speed low, to take account of cattle about to cross the road.”

Allan English, Chairman of the said;

“The would like to see the speed limit over the reduce from 40mph to 30mph and will pursue this issue with the local Council.”

MP Praises Pasture Masters Who Take Care Of Westwood

Mr Stuart’s comments come following a meeting with Pasture Masters. He was also pivotal in a campaign to allow women to become Pasture Masters in 2006.

Commenting on the meeting he said;

“It was good to meet with Allan English, Chairman of the Pasture Masters, for a catch-up on the great work the Pasture Masters do. Beverley is fortunate to have some beautiful common land.”

“It is a source of enormous pride to Beverley residents, and people travel long distances to enjoy it. The Westwood is the largest of the three common pastures in the town, at more than 600 acres.”

“We had an interesting discussion on the important work the Pasture Masters undertake looking after it for us.”

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