Crossing victory

A cafe owner has won her battle to get a new crossing put in on one of Gloucester's busiest roads.

Bridget Rees told Heart in December that it was only a matter of time before there was a serious accident, as students crossed Llanthony Road, outside the Gloucestershire College campus.

Llanthony Road GloucesterBridget, who runs the Eden Coffee Shop, launched a campaign with Gloucester Conservative Candidate Richard Graham and the city branch of the Federation of Small Businesses.

20,000 cars use that stretch on the South West bypass every day and now Gloucestershire County Council has confirmed plans for a crossing, which they hope to put in later this year.

Bridget told Heart it was great news:

Cafe owner Bridget