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Case Study

Fingerpost Maintenance in Throwleigh and Murchington

White road sign in the countryside

Throwleigh and Murchington Parish Council were granted funding through the Highway Maintenance Community Enhancement Fund (HMCEF) to enable maintenance work to sign posts within the parish.

This work has benefitted both the community and visitors to the area by assisting in the promotion and navigation of the parish.

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