Posted: Wed 16th Mar 2016

More Improvements To Wales Coast Path

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Mar 16th, 2016

Flintshire County Council Engineers, Rights of Way and Countryside officers have teamed up to create an alternative cycle path under the Hawarden Railway Bridge in Shotton. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Following the bad storms over the past few years, an embankment was breached which meant that the existing cycle path flooded every high tide. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cllr Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet member for Environment, said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We were able to secure Wales Coast Path funding of £20,000 and our contractors, G Lewis, have done a great job improving this footpath and cycletrack. This work will continue as and when we can secure more funding, This new improved route is a safe alternative and will benefit the local community and the many people who make use of this path, including the cycling charity Sustrans.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

From the leftt: Stuart Jones – Rights of Way Officer, Graham Harper from Sustrans, Tom Woodall – Head of Countryside Service and Cllr Bernie Attridge, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for the Environment. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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