Cornwall

Cash won for Bilberry and Bugle footpath to avoid A391

Funding for a footpath to connect two Cornish villages so pedestrians can avoid an "extremely busy" A-road has been secured.

People walking between Bilberry and Bugle currently have to walk along the A391, where there is no continuous footpath, said councillor Jackie Bull.

"Thinking of children walking on a primary lorry route has especially concerned me," she added.

Cornwall Council said the project would cost about £122,000.

Ms Bull said it was "fantastic news" as the A391 was an "extremely busy" road.

The authority added the route of the path was being finalised and landowners contacted.

The project has been funded by the Clay Country Local Action Group and by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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