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Case Study

Funding for road sweeping and gully clearing in Doddiscombsleigh

a country lane in Doddiscombsleigh

Doddiscombsleigh Parish Council were granted funding for assistance with road sweeping and gully clearing.

The roads cleared are important transport routes for the village and neighbouring communities and the funding has assisted in helping to keep the routes safe during the winter months by preventing pooling and freezing of water on the highway.

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overgrown hedges on narrow country lane

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road covered in snow with person walking down the road, a person in the background is shoveling snow from their drive

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