Little Shelford now has its own dedicated ”Highways Warden” This is a new initiative for villages to have a designated person to deal with any road and street issues as well as with any emergency that arises before emergency vehicles arrive.eg flooding on a road; a road blocked by a tree.
The village's Highways Warden is Parish Councillor Mary Toll, who lives in the High Street. There are 70 wardens countywide.
The appointment follows a pilot scheme at Whittlesea. The County Council is inviting volunteers in each parish to take on the role of a Highway Warden, to:
Future plans are to hold an annual meeting for Highways Wardens to share issues and best practice, to be briefed on work programmes and to be briefed on work programmes and seasonal service issues such as winter gritting and grass cutting.
Mary Toll can be contacted on 845562 or via email on email@example.com