This item is not really funny, well it’s sort of funny… but has more to do with irony.
Letters were received concerning the volume of heavy traffic passing through the village and seeking the support of the Council in asking for some action on this matter.
The Council agreed to pass copies of the letters to the Highway Committee for comment and it was decided to ask the WI if an open meeting on the subject would be acceptable.
Extract from the Walkington Parish Council Minutes from November 1971.
It makes you wonder what they would have thought of the current traffic situation in the village.