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ROSEANNA WELCOMES PROGRESS ON BRINGING SHAKY BRIDGE BACK INTO USE

The Scottish National Partyโ€™s Ms Roseanna Cunningham, candidate for the Perthshire South & Kinross-shire constituency, has welcomed clarification received from the Chief Executive of Perth & Kinross Council regarding the condition of the Shaky Bridge in Glen Lednock.

 
Ms Cunningham said:
 
โ€œI understand that many people regard the Council officials as having acted in an overly-careful manner in closing the Shaky Bridge and there is no doubt the closure is a considerable inconvenience, not least in that it is an important link in the local paths network.
 
โ€œPeople should be aware, however, that the problem is not so much with the bridge itself โ€“ which does indeed seem to be structurally sound โ€“ but the tree to which it is attached on the north bank.
 
โ€œIt is entirely right and understandable that the Council should take a cautious approach with regard to public safety and I am pleased that steps have already been taken towards identifying what remedial work might be required to enable the bridge to be brought back in to use as quickly as possible.โ€
 

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, 63 Glasgow Road, Perth PH2 0PE  •  01738 620540   •   Website designed & hosted by Craig Mackay Design