Thursday, 14 May 2009

OCC must buy the bridge now

The last time the bridge came up for sale Oxfordshire County Council missed buying it because they weren’t quick enough off the mark.

OCC’s official statement says they will "discuss the issue in due course". Hmmm… in due course may not be fast enough. The chance for OCC to buy the bridge comes up no more than a couple of times a century, so we must act now.

What you can do
I strongly encourage all readers to write to Councillor Ian Hudspeth and Steve Howell, OCC’s head of transport, and urge them to act immediately to purchase the bridge.

Don’t accept their 'in due course' flannel. It’s not like they haven’t already had years to consider this matter.

Pictured above: page 7 of The Oxford Mail, 14 May 2009

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