The Gulworthy Cut - A New Threat
I'll write up the story more fully as soon as I can take the
photographs and link in a map of sorts to explain it.
There's a welcome scheme to put in a roundabout at Gulworthy Cross, where there have been fatal accidents, but the case for pinching out the back road has not been made: some of you may think that it does not stand on its own legs and is not a necessary or even desirable part of the roundabout scheme.
The short cut (back road) is a straight line alternative to the tortuous A390 and, although there have been some accidents at the minor crossroads with the Bere Alston road, there haven't been more than three in any three-year period since the early 1990s. It is therefore difficult to see the justification for closing it. Furthermore, you will remember that the closure of the New Bridge cut was only "deferred" in Feb 04:
If you have a view about this and want to be involved when the notice is published, I've set up a special mailbox so that you can email me from here and I'll let you know by email about updates to the web site, who to write to etc.