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## ## ‘Madness’ on Mill Road as contradictory signs prompt safety concerns

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Thank you for subscribingSee ourprivacy noticeSigns were put in place encouraging pedestrians to only travel in one direction on the walkways to maintain safe social distancing while crossing Mill Road bridge.

But on one side of the bridge the pavement has been closed for works to be completed, with contradictory signs both encouraging its use and saying it closed.

A number of residents raised concerns after pictures emerged on social media on Wednesday (May 13), and amid ridicule for the “madness” and clearly confused messaging, some also highlighted serious safety issues.

Twitter user Tom Holbrook said: “This is serious you literally cannot stay 2m from someone unless you walk into the road with traffic approaching blindly over the hump of the bridge.

“Someone is going to get killed.”

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this street entertainment? County councillor Ian Manning said the situation was “bonkers”.

And Twitter user Andrew Kennedy called it a “cock up”.

A city councillor for the area, Dave Baigent, asked mockingly if the signs were “street entertainment”.

He hit out at both Network Rail, which he described as a “bully,” and he called out the county council for not challenging it.

Its executive director, Roxanne DeBeaux, said: “In line with advice from the Prime Minister, Camcycle is urging Cambridgeshire County Council to install temporary measures that will give those walking and cycling more space during the coronavirus pandemic.

“It is therefore extremely disappointing to see that they have put local residents in danger by approving roadworks that reduce the space to walk on one of the busiest roads in the city.

“This is further exacerbated by the contradictory signage that essentially leaves residents with no footpath to walk on.”

Camcycle is campaigning for the county council to open up more space for cyclists to allow for healthier travel and greater social distancing.

Network Rail said it had been told the work was completed on Wednesday (May 13), but said the work was not undertaken by Network Rail and was in fact carried out by train operator Govia Thameslink Railway.

A spokesperson for Govia Thameslink Railway said: “This essential work at Mill Road Bridge had been planned in agreement with the council for some time. As soon as the council explained the issue and asked us to reopen the footpath we did. We are all key workers in the rail industry, helping keep other key workers across the country moving in safety.”

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Little League cancels 2020 Softball World Series in Greenville

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“This is a heartbreaking decision for everyone at Little League International, but more so for those millions of Little Leaguers who have dreamt of one day playing in one of our seven World Series events,” said Stephen D. Keener, Little League President and CEO. “After exhausting all possible options, we came to the conclusion that because of the significant public health uncertainty that will still exist several months from now, and with direction from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. and International regions, coupled with direction from federal officials regarding the complexity of international travel restrictions and immigration requirements.

An indication from teams from around the globe that they will be unable to participate or travel to these tournaments.

## ## The testing and mitigation protocols that would need to be in place at these significant public events should an individual participating or attending an event be diagnosed with COVID 19.

As a result of this decision, the 2020 MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO, originally scheduled for August 23 between the Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles, has also been canceled. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association have already committed to returning to Williamsport for the 2021 MLB Little League Classic next August.

“Delivering this news comes with a very heavy heart. We have never had to cancel our World Series tournaments, but, right now, as our world comes together, we must do everything we can to help stem the spread of this deadly virus,” said Hugh E. Tanner, Little League International Board of Directors Chairman. “While we take this pause from the World Series and Regional Tournaments this summer, we are committed to working with our volunteers and staff to continue to provide an unparalleled youth sports experience to all children and be back stronger than ever in 2021.”

To assist the local Little League programs as they continue to assess their local operations, Little League International will be crediting all chartered programs with the affiliation fees paid for their chartered teams in 2020, which totals approximately $1.2 million in support to local leagues. These funds will be credited through Little League’s Data Center and be available for local leagues to use on current balances, future affiliation and insurance fees, tournament enrollment, and other Little League related expenses.

As each state and community will have different guidance for resuming organized youth sports, Little League International strongly encourages volunteers to confirm with their local and state health officials that it is safe to do so before resuming Little League activity after May 11. These playing opportunities could include not only regular season activities, but opportunities for local district, and, perhaps, state all star tournament play to provide players, especially those moving up to a new age division in 2021, a tournament experience, if possible and safe.

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