Leicestershire County Council says action has reduced pothole problems

Fewer pot holes promised
Fewer pot holes promised
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Fewer potholes are forming on the county’s roads due to Leicestershire County Council improvements - the authority says.

It said improved maintenance techniques had cut the number of potholes from 7,276 in 2012/13 to 5,471 over the last year. It added the amount of time taken to tackle the most serious potholes on main roads had also been cut.