THE BIG QUESTION: What should be done about potholes across our district?

The Big Question - What should be done about our pothole problem? Picture: David Silkstone (s).
The Big Question - What should be done about our pothole problem? Picture: David Silkstone (s).
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Harrogate residents have slammed the ‘embarrassing’ state of the town’s roads and warned the government’s £1.6m funding will not be enough to fix them.

Last week, the Department for Transport allocated £1.6m for pothole repairs across North Yorkshire’s 9,000km road network this year.

Lesley Hudson (Facebook).

Lesley Hudson (Facebook).

We asked readers what should be done. Have your say on our Facebook page.

Lesley Hudson

“Don’t forget North Yorkshire has more roads than Belgium. We should have equal road budgets with them.”

Paulette Gaber-Amin

“Don’t set me off on this subject! I’ve cracked alloys and broken suspension thanks to the Harrogate roads”

Paulette Gaber Amin (Facebook).

Paulette Gaber Amin (Facebook).

Helen Baguley

“Beckwith Road is terrible! Roundabout end is so un even!”

Carol Kenchington

“I want the job of the person who goes round with a white spray can. I would mark a lot more pot holes!”

Helen Baguley (Facebook).

Helen Baguley (Facebook).

Kenny Barnes

“No need to worry about the cost, just organise a Royal visit and a cycle race ,and those areas will be sorted!”

Kenny Barnes (Facebook).

Kenny Barnes (Facebook).