For those people trying to promote the 3/3a bus service along Rawreth Lane, the following might be worth knowing. Back on October 28 2004, Chris, Ron and Labour Councillor Maureen Vince got the following motion passed by full council.
This motion hasn’t had much practical effect so far, but even so, we think Rawreth Lane is the only road in the district where there is a specific council policy of encouraging a bus service. this might prove useful in the next month or two…
From Councillors C I Black, R A Oatham and Mrs M S Vince. The Proper Officer reported on a Motion received from the above named Councillors pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 12 relating to bus services along Rawreth Lane.
In presenting the Motion, Councillor R A Oatham referred to the last meeting of the Council?s Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee at which the Primary Care Trust had indicated that it was considering the construction of a satellite health facility at the Park School site and that the lack of public transport had been identified as an issue. The Motion was not about diverting bus services from elsewhere, but the introduction of further appropriate
That this Council presses for improved bus services along Rawreth Lane in view of the expected house building, leisure centre, new school building, new medical facilities and new shops.