Weʼre raising £5,000 to help pay for the new extended speed limit signs at both ends of Witcham village, following Patsy's road traffic accident last year.
- Witcham, Ely, UK
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A horrific road accident in which two horses “miraculously” escaped serious injury has sparked positive action aimed at making roads safer for all users.
The yard at which both mares are kept, Witcham Equestrian Centre, has now secured permission to extend the 30mph speed limit at both ends of the village, and is working with the parish council to raise the £5,000 needed to fund this.
As part of a campaign called “Keep it slow, keep it safe”, the yard is organising a series of events, aiming to raise money, but also increase awareness and education.
“The aim of the campaign is ‘promoting harmony in rural communities to create safer roads’,”
Read more at http://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/horses-survived-horrific-road-crash-spark-safety-campaign-644520#xdv7BEHXLwD3c1q7.99
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May 16, 2018
Great effort from the community - please respect the new speed limits when they are put in place!
May 1, 2018
When i came horseriding here, i always loved to visit Patsy after my lesson... I’m so glad she has recovered well and I’m more than happy to support the campaign! Good luck xx
Apr 29, 2018
<3 Patsy <3
Apr 17, 2018
Good luck with your fundraising campaign. I hope that you get lots of support as this will make our village safer for everyone not just the horses and riders.
Mar 23, 2018
Really good cause will help everyone who uses the roads, please please let's all get behind the campaign and make a donation
Mar 14, 2018
Shame on that driver. Happy to support your campaign. Love to Patsy, her horsey friends and riders :-)
Mar 12, 2018
Disgusted with the driver. Hope Patsy is doing ok as are the riders and other horse xx