At the beginning of this week, I had the opportunity of taking my buggy out to do some errands I had not been able to do in the cold weather.
I went down Sea Road, along St Leonards Road, down Western Road, to the mini Tesco and then along Beeching Road and down London Road.
About six places where there were dips off the pavements for buggies, nearly all were on one side of the road only. I actually had to go along a piece of road where I got harassed by the people in cars.
Coming along Beeching Road was probably the worst. I crossed the road via a dip in the pavement only to find myself well and truly trapped on the opposite side, so unless I bumped the buggy off a two inch pavement causing it damage, I was stuck.
Luckily a knight in shining armour arrived, well a gent in overalls, and got me off the grass bank I was stuck on.
It wouldn’t cost a fortune to add slopes on both sides of the road, much safer for both pedestrians and buggy users.
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