Haringey Council has promised new street lighting in Tetherdown, N10following pressure from Lib Dem councillor Lynne Featherstone.

The work that will be carried out as part of the first phase of the 2005/06programme, follows lobbying from Cllr Featherstone who has been working withresidents to improve lighting in the area after being approached by severalresidents.

Haringey Council has acknowledged the poor quality of lighting in the areaand noted that there is a need for immediate attention due to the amount oftraffic on the road.

Cllr Featherstone has also requested that Haringey Council investigate thepoor paving in the road and take action to improve it as well as thepossibility of improved crossing facilities for pedestrians near Pages Lane.She says that these are improvements are important in improving safety forresidents and the children attending schools around the Tetherdown area.

Cllr Featherstone comments: “I am delighted that the Council has recognisedthe importance of improved lighting in this area.

“The Lib Dems have always pressed Haringey Council to improve road safety inthe borough and we will continue to do so. Lighting goes some way tohelping, but new pavements and making it easier for pedestrians to cross theroad will help children go to and from school safely.”