Matelot residents repair own roads

Fed up of the poor road conditions along Paria Main Road, five Matelot residents came together to undertake their own road paving exercise.

The team was headed by president of the St Helena Village Council (Matelot) John Lewis. Lewis said yesterday that he was at his wits’ end since the roads were growing progressively worse following last November’s landslide which left several families marooned in their homes in Matelot.

Lewis said he placed photographs of the paving job on Facebook not for glory or fame, but for people to know what they have to endure.