Open letter from Keith Jecks, Chair of the Planning Policy Committee

I want to ensure residents are aware of the work taking place to prepare for the publication of the draft Local Plan. This letter sets out the timetable for the next few weeks.

On 6 June and 7 June we are giving your councillors briefing sessions about the sites, along with infrastructure improvements in their ward, which will form part of the draft Local Plan.

There but not there grant application

‘There but not there’ is the 2018 Armistice project for the charity Remembered. From 1-30 June communities will be able to apply for a grant of up to £500, encouraging and allowing them to hold remembrance events.

NHS parkrun day – Saturday 9 June

On Saturday 9 June, the NHS and parkrun UK will jointly host NHS70 parkrun day to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. Launched by double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes, over 160 local parkruns will be hosting special events to celebrate the contribution of the NHS to the nation, while encouraging people to get active.