Region gets £13 million to tackle potholes

More than £13 million of Government money has been made available to fix potholes across the North East and North Yorkshire.

Region gets £13 million to tackle potholes

The North East and North Yorkshire have been given a £13 million potholes fund. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Across England, the Government has given £168 million to 148 councils. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
It is hoped that three million potholes will be fixed across the country by March 2015. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

More than £13 million of Government money has been made available to fix potholes across the North East and North Yorkshire.

Nearly £8 million is being distributed to North East councils, and over £5 million is being given to North Yorkshire. In total, the Government is giving £168 million to 148 councils in England. They are hoping to fix three million potholes by March 2015.