Burnley’s motorists will be tooting their horns with delight at the news Lancashire County Council is spending around £1.5m. in the next year to improve the quality of our roads.
Potholes have become the scourge of the modern driver with untold damage being done to vehicles.
Negotiating some roads has become more akin to taking on a Winter Olympics slalom course than one of the Queen’s highways.
At the end of the day it all comes down to money, but thankfully on this occasion LCC has realised that a good transport system is key to economic prosperity.