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Cars will need a permit to drive by these four East Yorkshire schools
2021-06-22 19:00:00
Traffic is set to be restricted outside four East Yorkshire schools from September under a council pilot scheme to cut congestion, with permits needed for access while in force. Restrictions under East Riding Council's School Streets pilot are set to be in place at the start and end of the school day at four schools, in Hessle, Market Weighton and Pocklington. Read more: Mum accuses school of 'discrimination' as daughter, 13, isolated for winged eyeliner Hessle's Penshurst Primary School, Market Weighton Infant School and Pocklington's Infant and St Mary and St Joseph Roman Catholic Primary School have been chosen for further trials of the scheme. Cllr Gary McMaster, council portfolio holder for enhancing communities, said the scheme was designed to help ease “parking pressure” at busy times and encourage more environmentally “sustainable” school runs. To sign up for the Hull Live newsletter, click here. The council said in a statement it was also looking for volunteer marshals to enforce the restrictions. The extension of the pilot comes follows trials of restrictions at Goole's Airmyn Primary School and Hook CE Primary School in November. Upcoming trials are set to see the council place an experimental motor vehicle restriction on affected roads at the start and end of the school day. The roads set to be affected from September are Pocklington's Maxwell Road, the one way section of Princess Road, Market Weighton and Hessle's Whinthorpe Road and Seagran Avenue. Affected residents and businesses will have to apply for a exemption permit, with the council also set to provide a list of vehicle types excluded from restrictions. Find the latest traffic updates in your area Cllr McMaster said he hoped the trials would bring health and environmental benefits to th

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