Hoping for more than a decade

EVERY working day thousands of commuters struggle to get out of Weston. I would love to see more jobs in Weston to curb this issue, but I have been hoping for that since I returned to my home town more than a decade ago

EVERY working day thousands of commuters struggle to get out of Weston.

I would love to see more jobs in Weston to curb this issue, but I have been hoping for that since I returned to my home town more than a decade ago.

During this time I have only seen the job situation in Weston worsen.

Hopes of employment-led regeneration across the airfield and former RAF base would appear to be on hold due to the current financial situation.


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While we await a change in this situation, I would like to see a Junction 21 that is fit for purpose.

As I understand it, some years ago the Highways Agency experimented by removing one of the northbound slip road lanes.

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As anyone who commutes north out of Weston will tell you, this lane reduction is the root of the morning Junction 21 problem.

EDWARD KEATING - Councillor for South Worle

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