Every quarter there is a Neighbourhood Forum meeting open to all residents of St George to bring local issues to council officers and police. A list of the issues raised at the previous meeting and what has been done about them is circulated at the meeting.
Here is what was done about the issues raised in August.
You Said – We Did – August-November 2013
There has also been Street Scene Enforcement activity over the same period, that is action to deal with flytipping, flyposting, littering and similar issues. Details are in
Street Scene Enforcement Activity – August to November 2013
Here is the list of issues raised at the forum meeting of Tuesday 12th November.
YOU Said – 12th November 2013
Details of the grants awarded at the last St George Neighbourhood Partnership meeting were circulated. These can be seen on http://www.stgeorgenp.org.uk/grants/funded/
Tony Crofts of Abolish Empty Office Buildings (AEOB) made a brief presentation. Ellie Freeman followed with information about about “Playing Out“.
If anyone does want to start a “Playing Out” scheme in St George and needs funds, do think of applying to the St George Neighbourhood Partnership Wellbeing Fund.
Grenville Johnson talked about St George in Bloom. Do not forget that the St George Neighbourhood Wellbeing Fund could be a source of money if you are thinking of a project to improve an area in St George. Next closing date is Monday 13th January with decisions being made on Tuesday, 25th March.
The police were pleased to report falling crime figures. More detail is in their newsletter. They announced a Crime Prevention Day on Saturday 16th November at Aldi on Church Road. They are also interesting in talking to residents who would like to volunteer for speed monitoring training. More details about Speedwatch to be published on this website soon.
John Atkinson, Neighbourhood Working Co-ordinator, described an initiative to track down graffiti taggers. Success has been swift. One young man, responsible for a large number of tags is now doing a lot of work removing tags. This poster tells you more.
You are invited to the next Forum meeting at the Beehive Centre, Stretford Rd, next to St Ambrose Chruch at 7pm on Tuesday 11th February, 2014.
Details of all St George Neighbourhood Partnership meetings are on http://www.stgeorgenp.org.uk/meetings/