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Wishaw Press read­ers were quick to voice their dis­plea­sure at the num­ber of pot­holes on lo­cal roads.

As our exclusive fig­ures showed, the coun­cil had to deal with over 8,500 pot­holes which were re­ported to the lo­cal au­thor­ity over the past three years.

How­ever, the coun­cil re­ceived lit­tle sym­pa­thy from our read­ers who called on more money to be made avail­able to fix the roads net­work. “Pot­holes? More like sink­holes! “The roads are a dis­grace! Most of the main and side roads have been dam­aged by the bad weather so it’s hard to name the main ones.”

nom­i­nated Lau­rel Drive in Craigneuk as one road that should be fixed. She said: “Lau­rel Drive is a night­mare. The holes in the cen­tre are semi-fixed but not the edge of the road.

“I swear it gets worse ev­ery day. The only rea­son I can stand them is, it slows driv­ers down when try­ing to beat the traf­fic on the main road.

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