Council nets extra £1.7m to tackle an estimated 30,000 potholes

February 10, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

The Government has given Lincolnshire County Council a further £1.7m from its 2017/18 Pothole Action Fund to tackle pot holes across the County. This is in addition to the £2.5m the Government awarded to the council previously. We’re repairing thousands of potholes every month, with over 4,000 dealt with in December alone.Cllr Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways and Transport Cllr Richard Davies, Executive Member for Highways and Transport, said: “The weather this year has […]

Compensation payouts for pothole damage in Lincolnshire on the up

October 27, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Pothole compensation payouts to motorists have risen almost 20 per cent in a year, new figures have shown. Data requested by the Boston Target shows that almost 1,500 payouts have been made since January 2012 by Lincolnshire County Council – with numbers up from 2012’s £133,015 to £157,266 in 2013. The county was last year dubbed the pothole capital of Britain by Britannia Rescue after statistics showed the county paid out the most in compensation […]