My Bea­cons­field

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BOB MASSIE, founder of My Bea­cons­field Face­book page:

“Walk­ing to Bea­cons­field sta­tion on Mon­day, a tod­dler was run over al­most in front of me, in Maxwell Road, right by St Mary’s School.

“I un­der­stand the tod­dler is OK, but the in­ci­dent made me won­der, what could we do to make sure no other child is in­jured or worse?

“I re­alised this ter­ri­ble in­ci­dent per­haps cap­tures many of the things wrong with our town.

“That same morn­ing, there was yet an­other ac­ci­dent on the M40 so traf­fic had once again been di­verted onto the A40 and a gas leak in a gar­den devel­op­ment meant there was a road­block at a cut­through road which added to the traf­fic chaos.

“When I en­quired if we could get a pedes­trian cross­ing Maxwell warned money.

“Traf­fic and park­ing are be­yond a joke. The town’s in­fra­struc­ture can­not cope any more.

“To im­prove the town we could:

Ban park­ing in Lon­don End, off­set by a large car park;

Add more floors to the sta­tion’s muti-storey car park and in­crease prices;

Ban park­ing be­tween 11 am and mid­day on streets within two miles of the sta­tion, ex­cept for those with per­mits;

Build a multi-storey car park be­hind Marks and Spencer’s and/or be­hind Car­dain House.

“I do not claim to have the an­swers, but col­lec­tively, we have to try to do some­thing to make Bea­cons­field bet­ter – and safer – for our­selves, our chil­dren and grand­chil­dren.” in­stalled Road I there was

Bob Massie, founder of the My Bea­cons­field Face­book page

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