Residents in the Priory Park area of Dunstable are relieved that paths outside their homes are being repaired by Central Beds Council after they sent a petition highlighting the danger.
Long Hedge comprises 55 properties for people over the age of 60. Irene, who asked the Gazette not to publish her surname, has lived there for five years. She said: “We have had to deal with this problem for years. I am glad that the council are finally doing something about it.
“Many of the people here struggle to walk and use walking sticks, frames and wheelchairs, which is dangerous on the uneven surface. They can easily trip and fall.