Come and join the discussions at Ludlow and Clee LJC
Ludlow and Clee Local Joint Committee (LJC) is holding its next meeting at Knowbury Village Hall on Thursday 21 June 2012. It is a public meeting for all local residents and businesses to come along and join in. Listen to the presentations, ask questions and suggest items to be included in the next meeting.
From 6.30pm there will be a Police PACT session, where you can speak to one of the local police officers about any concerns you have.
The LJC meeting will then start at 7pm. There is a wide variety of guest speakers on the agenda, including:
- Smartwater – a talk about how to protect your property and the opportunity to buy your own Smartwater kit for the reduced price of £20
- Police – update on local issues and the Rural Watch Scheme
- Pride of Place – a short presentation on the Ludlow litter picking project and Clee Hill hill warden scheme
- Shropshire Council street cleansing – Kate Adams, streetscene manager, will be there to answer any questions you have
- Sustainable transport in Ludlow – a chance to hear more about the initiatives in and around Ludlow for car sharing schemes, community transport, encouraging the use of bikes and also hear how you can get involved
- Olympic Torch – there will be photographs of the torch passing through Ludlow and Clee Hill
- Question time – your chance to ask your Shropshire Councillors, town and parish councillors, and South Shropshire Housing Association, any questions you have
The LJC has received 6 grant bids from the following projects which the committee will be considering:
- South Shropshire Furniture Scheme – for Rockspring Community Centre
- Distant Voices – cultural trip
- Ludlow Town Council – Ludlow Youth Festival
- Ludlow Hockey Club – after school hockey lessons and tournament
- Healthy Friendships – fitness equipment
- Village Outreach – repairs to skate ramps
Shropshire Councillor Rosanna Taylor-Smith, who chairs the LJC, said:
“Residents of Ludlow and its surrounding parishes are encouraged to attend this meeting and ask any burning question they have; we will try to answer as many as we can on the night.”
Any groups wishing to apply for a grant from the LJC for a project that benefits the community should contact Vicky Turner, Shropshire Council’s community action officer at email@example.com or 07582 002007 for more information. Vicky can advise and assist on the application process or with anything else you would like to know about the meetings.