There's a hole lot of trouble

I AM a resident of the village of Fridaybridge, during the recent snow falls neither the main road through the village, or my own road (Back Road), appeared to receive any form of gritting. I am aware that the council policy was to only keep main routes c

I AM a resident of the village of Fridaybridge, during the recent snow falls neither the main road through the village, or my own road (Back Road), appeared to receive any form of gritting.

I am aware that the council policy was to only keep main routes clear and this was achieved to a reasonable extent.

I have now noticed 26 pot holes between my house and the start of the main road the A1101.

Could somebody from the local council highways department tell me if the cost of repairing the damage, as a result of the untreated roads forming pot holes, is a greater or lesser cost than that of gritting in the first place?

I have not taken into account the numerous claims for injury to walkers and to cars caused by hitting the holes in the road, or the inconvenience to the elderly who could not even walk on the sheet ice paths and roads.

C PHOENIX

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