Twenty’s Plenty

In Southampton, the Daily echo writes

HUNDREDS of signs are to be put up around Southampton’s schools to urge drivers to keep their speed below 20mph.
The city council is seeking planning consent to meet a pledge to introduce the “20 is plenty” signs outside every school gate.
[…]
Southampton City Council says the new signs will be put in place from January.

It plans to cover all 84 schools in the city by the end of March and is seeking planning permission for two to six signs outside each school, depending on its location.

Read the full article

In contrast, plans to bring out the scheme across Hampshire met with widespread opposition when the County Council announced that schools would be expected to foot the £200 for themselves. Fewer than one in five schools have signed up for the scheme. Read the article

Posted in News