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Council's £300 pay-out for damage by wagon
10:00pm Wednesday 25th July 2012 in Reviews
COUNCIL chiefs have paid out £300 to a resident whose road was damaged by a refuse vehicle.
The money was given to a homeowner from High Peak Road in Whitworth, but others living on the street are unhappy that they have been overlooked for compensation.
The road is unadopted which means each section of the road is owned by the person who lives there.
Mr Terence Burke, who lives on the road, said he and his neighbours were disappointed to find that only one person had been given money for the damage caused.
Council leader Alyson Barnes explained she was unsure why more residents hadn’t been consulted.
Chief Executive Helen Lockwood said the council would look at its powers and contact the group.
Coun Christine Lamb blamed the damage on a poorly parked car which caused the bin lorry to skid
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