This week started with a meeting of the social inclusion committee, that I substituted at, items on the agenda included police call centre, children’s health care services, and community safety. Now one of the reasons for attending this meeting was with regards to the police call centres, (based in Chesterfield and Ripley,) because last year […]
During this week, only one formal meeting which was the council’s executive, which met on the Tuesday. Amongst the items included on the agenda were community strategy, performance reports, PCT consultation, concessionary fares and the Glossopdale Twin Bin Scheme. Of note was the discussion on the possible changes to the Primary Care Trusts, where the […]
Monday saw a meeting of the environment select committee, which covered reports on the Twin Bin Scheme, EMAS, Beacon Council Status, and the public toilet strategy. Some interesting points raised, but still quite a bit of concern over the new twin bin schemes which will be starting at the end of May. I also received […]
In response to the concerns over the newly proposed housing schemes, in partnership with the Gamesley Residents Association, a public meeting has been organised for Thursday 30th March, at 7.00pm in the Sport and Community Centre on the estate. Representative from High Peak Community Housing and the Council have been invited to attend.
Saturday saw this month’s Councillor surgery, which is one of the one’s that also has Tom Levitt MP in attendance. As well as the surgery been for any comments, questions or queries that come in, we had specifically advertised Saturday’s surgery, as been a further opportunity for local residents to see and get more details […]
This week all in all was a fairly quite one with only 2 meetings during the week and a Councillor’s surgery on the Saturday. Wednesday was this quarter’s meeting of the Glossopdale Area Forum, which had the theme of affordable housing and including presentations from planning and High Peak Community Housing Company, on the issues […]
Tuesday night saw the full council meeting, which was mainly around setting the council’s budget. The Labour group had an alternative position on the budget to the council’s controlling coalition, this was mainly around the areas of community grants, charging for collecting fridge’s, bowling clubs and grit bins. We put across our points, but unfortunately […]
Tuesday afternoon was spent in the GRA Office, attending a consultation event, organised by High Peak Community housing (the ALMO) and the Council, on the theme of building more houses on the estate. Two schemes are been suggested, one for the Burbage area of the estate and one for the Hurdlow area of the estate. […]