Airport cash buys road safety measures for Instow and Redlands

TWO villages in North Devon are to have extra road safety measures installed thanks to �5,000 given by Devon County Council from funds allocated from the sale of Exeter International Airport. A new 20mph speed limit is to be created at Redlands at a cost

TWO villages in North Devon are to have extra road safety measures installed thanks to �5,000 given by Devon County Council from funds allocated from the sale of Exeter International Airport.A new 20mph speed limit is to be created at Redlands at a cost of �3,300. This will include warning signs including ones which alert drivers to the presence of older people who live in nearby residential homes. The 30mph speed limit at Instow is to be extended and rumble strips installed at a cost of �1,700.The money has been allocated by Fremington Rural County Councillor Rodney Cann from his local projects fund.Commenting on the new speed limit at Redlands ,Councillor Cann said: "I am delighted to have supported this proposal which is in response to a number of local residents' concerns at traffic speeding in the area. I am particularly pleased that the order covers the road leading the Children's Hospice South West.


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