UPDATE: Portland Street Cycle Project Fiasco Continues September 1st, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Update Sefton Contractor does half a job After years of complaints by residents and business owners to Sefton council regarding the loose cobbles on the king street part of Portland Street a contractor has finally turned up. Unfortunately this contractor only threw a bit of tarmac in one of the holes, it is now starting to look like a patchwork quilt. Remember this is the intersection that has been featured by onthespot (Phil Rodwell) quite a few times from work that was finished that had to be undone and refinished, to the health and safety issues and the problems with the road closure. Will Sefton Councils rectify its shoddy work once and for all? Portland Street Cycle Project fiasco UPDATE Today Friday 3rd March 2012 the Portland Street part of the King Street intersection was dug up again by contractors following defects to the concrete (cracking). Below was the state of play on (Friday 11th March 2011) when it started to rain and a large puddle emerged. But that is not the end of it………. Shortly after at 3.40pm a yellow duck arrived and 7 minutes later 2 more ducks arrived.A spokesman for the early learning centre said the ducks where at Lord Street at 3-00pm. No one from the Council was available for comment but a council worker did say QUACK QUACK! Below – Contractors digging up the road today Friday 3rd February 2012 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!