Concerns are raised about planned school

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AN application for a new primary school in Whiteley has been submitted to Hampshire County Council.

The plans propose the construction of a temporary primary school on land off of Lady Betty’s Drive.

If the plans are passed, the school would provide an extra 210 primary school places in Whiteley.

Whiteley East Residents’ Association has raised concerns about the location of the school.

It says that the lack of pavements would force children to cross a busy road putting them in danger.

It would like to see Leafy Lane turned into access only to deter people from ‘rat running’.

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For more information contact case officer Kristina King on (01962) 846496.

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