CAPEG have been formed as a Sub-Committee of Cold Ashby Parish Council to focus attention on our long term goal of attaining a bypass for Cold Ashby.
For many years traffic has been a major issue for us all, whether it's been speeding drivers on West Haddon Rd, HGV’s flouting the weight restriction, accidents on the Naseby Crossroads or just the sheer quantity of it causing havoc on Main Street and drivers using Church Lane as an inappropriate short cut the situation is getting worse.
Regardless of where you live in the parish it's unlikely you will have failed to notice or perhaps have even been directly affected by the increase in traffic we have seen over the past 12 months, the reasons for which appear to have been caused by:
Whilst over recent years the Parish Council has had a working party dedicated to the management of traffic it has now come to the conclusion that whilst management of traffic remains important, regardless of how effective this is, it is only a sticking plaster over a problem that requires a properly fit for purpose long-term solution and this is the reason for CAPEG.
CAPEG will seek to: