Monday 6 Feb 2017
Public reminder ahead of Attenborough level crossing meeting
Residents in Attenborough, Nottinghamshire, are being reminded that a drop-in session on level crossings takes place on Wednesday.
The event will take place at Attenborough Village Hall on Wednesday, 8 February between 3pm and 7:30pm. Team members from Network Rail will be on hand to meet residents and discuss proposals which would see the potential risk reduced at Barratt Lane No 1, Long Lane and Nature Reserve level crossings.
Notes to editors
- Full address of Attenborough Village Hall is: Attenborough Village Hall, Attenborough Lane, Nottingham, NG9 5HZ
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