£1m funding to help rid Leeds of its pothole hell



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LEEDS has been awarded almost £1m from a new Government cash pot to help repair roads damaged by recent severe weather - and rid the city of the blight of potholes.

The money is part of a £10.3m fund for Yorkshire authorities, which has been made available to help with much needed road repairs following the wettest winter on record.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said: “Damage to roads causes misery for drivers and local communities and the severe weather over the last few months has made the problem worse.


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