AN overgrown area of land in Dudley will be tidied up as part of a regeneration project.

The land, just off Eve Lane, leads to open fields and is regularly used by people walking to High Arcal School.

It will now be tidied up after Upper Gornal and Woodsetton councillors Adam Aston and Keiran Casey worked with Woodsetton Charitable Trust to secure funding.

The land will be tarmacked so that it is maintenance free and new drains will be installed to deal with flooding on the pathways leading to the field.

Cllr Casey said: “Residents raised a number of concerns with me and Adam about this area of land being untidy and these plans will solve these problems, clear the area up and improve this for local residents living around the site.

“I think this is another great example of local councillors working with residents and a fantastic local organisation to secure these improvements which will make a big difference.”

Woodsetton Charitable Trust also recently secured funding for the installation of new pathways in the area.

Harry Brookes, chairman of the trust, said: “It's great that we have been able to work with Adam and Keiran to secure this funding and we want to get on with this work as quickly as possible to tidy this area up.”