A PEDESTRIAN crossing on Wellington Road is the simple request of Bupa Portland resident Kevin Cherry.
It’s a request that Mr Cherry has been putting into writing for the past 12 months, and one that has gathered more and more momentum from the residents and staff at the aged care home based on the busy road.
“We went around to every door here (with the petition) and just about everyone signed it, and even some of the staff signed,” Mr Cherry said.
Standing on the roadside out the front of Bupa Portland, Mr Cherry acknowledged the constant stream of cars and said many residents felt insecure attempting a crossing here.
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