Road speeds lowered after Judi’s tireless safety campaign in Hitchin

PUBLISHED: 12:46 17 February 2017 | UPDATED: 13:25 17 February 2017

Judi Billing with the 20mph sign on Bearton Road

Judi Billing with the 20mph sign on Bearton Road

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Hitchin’s streets are set to have lower speed limits introduced after the culmination of six years of tireless campaigning by a councillor.

Speed limits of 20mph have been designated for 24 streets in the town, with the first changes being made in the Bearton ward.

Judi Billing, Labour’s county councillor for Hitchin North, campaigned for the move – using her locality budget to pay for signage.

She said: “It’s taken an absurdly long time with endless obstacles over the past six years.

“But I wasn’t prepared to give up – and we’re finally there.”

21 comments

  • See I can post lots of time too you t.hick i.gnorant r.acist

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    Bob

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • Imagine it's two weeks ago when you were tearing around Hitchin's streets in your white van tailgating all those school runners banging your steering wheel,swearing your head off because you never went to 'skool' and had to make up the 3 'A' levels and 6 'O' levels on your cv just to get a job driving a white van...now use that..unleash the r.acist animal your immigrant 'wife' knows nothing about ...YET!!!

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    Bob

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • No no no...imagine it's two weeks ago when you were tearing around Hitchin's streets in your white van tailgating all those school runners banging your steering wheel,swearing your head off because you never went to 'skool' and had to make up the 3 'A' levels and 6 'O' levels on your cv just to get a job driving a white van...now use that..unleash the b.e.a.s.t!!!

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    Bob

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • That's more like it..imagine it's two weeks ago when you were tearing around Hitchin's streets in your white van tailgating all those school runners banging your steering wheel,swearing your head off because you never went to 'skool' and had to make up the 3 'A' levels and 6 'O' levels on your cv just to get a job driving a white van...now use that..unleash the b.east!!!

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    Bob

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • Dear blob ... like many of your ilk, you use the word r.acist in an arbitrary manor because you have no understanding of the word, u mix it up with patriot which i freely admit i am but that does not make ma a r.acist because if i was i would have not married somebody not from these shores so if you wish to bandy words please get them right because atm all you are doing is showing your ignorance. Oh and my wife who is not English (as ive said and you still cant comprehend) is of the view u are an 'buco di culo' and from the comments you have made its so true, and btw she want to know how’s your mum and is it true she’s raised her prices? bye bye blob

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    Footieman

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • Dear blob ... my wife who is not English (as ive said and you still cant comprehend) still is of the view u are an 'buco di culo' and from the comments you have made its so true, hows your mum btw is it true shes raised her prices? bye bye blob

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    Footieman

    Sunday, February 19, 2017

  • oh come on Comet turn off the auto-moderator and let the illiterate r.acist g.oon REALLY show us what he's made of ....there's got to be so much more bile and hatred just itching to get out of him

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    Bob

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Ah the blob is at it again, now he's moved on from white van man and im just an illiterate r.acist g.oon, so lets see, i'm so r.acist that i married a non British person hmmm oh thats so r.acist of me my bad, and im illiterate that despite leaving school with 3 A levels and 6 O levels, omg im so illterate and sorry was never old enough to be a g.oon but i understand they unlike you were quiet funny. Blob my advice, go back to your bugers because at least through them you can get some satisfaction, i say this because according to your mum (found her number on a toilet door) you have little else than can satisfy anybody (its why you are so old and single). Night night and if I was you id get the nurse to start you on the meds again.

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    Footieman

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Well there you are Cllr Billing..if EVER you've had a moments doubt that, you were doing the right thing...refer to him as an example of the illiterate r.acist g.oon you'll be saving Hitchin's streets from...

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    Bob

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • so blob, according to your logic anybody from Stevenage who drives a white van is a r.acist Neanderthal, bet there is lots of people upset with the generlisation but then limited brain cell people like you can but only go back to basics and call people r.acist because like you they have already lost the argument and so hide behind the leftliberal mantra which is everybody is a r.acist who does not conform to their way of thinking, which is much why the world that you once lived in is thankfully changing and people are rejecting people like you and their blinkered views, Oh and btw, i dont drive a van - just saying.

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    Footieman

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • The only reason why anyone who lives in Hitchin would want to pay attention to a Stevenage r.acist Neanderthal is to stop him tearing through their streets in his white van. Well done, you've made Cllr Billings case quite nicely for her....bubbye

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    Bob

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Well blob, thats twice you have proved now that your brain power is like zero - first you admitted you could not work out if it was an insult (it was as i said) and second as i told you he's my son so yup he dont need a test ... btw saw your mums advert for more customers the other day, she's so cheap but then look at the by-product says it all really

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    Footieman

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • To his Son..if you're reading his posts and thinking...omg THAT can't be MY dad!!!!.. All is not lost, you can go online and order a Patenity test kit from as little as £99..although how you get the sample is YOUR problem...good luck!

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    Bob

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Blob, at least I know who my dad is and my son knows i'm his dad, unlike u who's choice is 1 from 150

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    Footieman

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • A nights slumber didn't improved matters (was asking too much from the power of sleep I suppose) Let us hope that, his son is the product of another's union and the aberration acting as a "father" polluting the genepool, fades away over time. You can't choose your parents...

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    Bob

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • See blob, your brain is so small u cant tell that u r being insulted although in truth u r an insult to intellegent life but i dont suppose as you eat your burger and get even more blobby it wont matter to u ... and my son well he dont work at Mac's anymore he got a better job, something u cant do as it required brains so counts u out, see u later looser

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    Footieman

    Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • I think he's trying to insult me but it's so hard to tell. Let's wait until his son gets home from his shift at McD's and he can get it translated....

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    Bob

    Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Dear Blob, sorry that is what all your errrr was gonna say friends call you but hey you dont have any so that part of the convo is dead bit like your hmmm was gonna say brain but time and again you have proved you dont have one of them either so that part of the convo is over 2 .... and as 4 your di*k, wow must have a lonley life 2 but a brianless blob like you wont notice as breathing is its only worry ... night night moron

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    Footieman

    Friday, February 17, 2017

  • It won't work-ALL of Stotfold where I live is all 20. Too many people ignore it. With so much on-road parking it is a pain to get past it before someone comes the other way at 20. For 20 limits to work there must be no on-road parking.

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    Steven Smith

    Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Once again, the people of North Herts are indebted to the 'fick peopkes' spokesperson for his attempts at communicating whilst off his medication!!! One can only wonder at his children's ability to cross the road, given his instructions likely start ..Oi U blah blah and end with unintelligible expletives...

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    Bob

    Friday, February 17, 2017

  • I totally disagree with this fad of loweing road speeds, it adds to conjestion, it adds to more polutants in the air, it actually saves zero lives as proven in other areas with 20mph zones ... you want to do something, get barriers installed to stop people just walking out into the road easy solution .. smh at peopke like this and yes i know what if it was one of mine blah blah ... i taught my kids how to cross the road and off road dangers etc. so dont need the oh im holier than u comments

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    Footieman

    Friday, February 17, 2017

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