Councillors are considering a 20mph speed limit for residential streets across Midlothian – but have deferred a decision specifically for Lasswade.
Cabinet members have agreed that the Lasswade speed limit should not be reduced before a county-wide ‘strategic implementation process’.
Pressure has been mounting on the council to address safety concerns in the village since June, when 254 locals signed a petition calling for a ‘20’s Plenty’ limit on the High Street and its feeder roads.
Council Leader Bob Constable (SNP) told the recent Cabinet meeting: “This is a very contentious issue.”
Read full story in the September 5 edition of the Midlothian Advertiser.