Author: Tom Wren

Residents Meeting Report – 5th March 2018

Chells and Manor Residents Meeting Liberal Democrat Councillors Andy McGuinness, Robin Parker and Graham Snell held a residents meeting on Monday evening (5.3.2018) at St Hugh and St John Church Hall.  Approximately 30 local residents attended and received information and advice from the three councillors present and also raised various queries. Amongst the issues raised were: The need for some all-night street lights in the area of Admiral Drive (Chrysalis Park). Alleged use of The Glebe car park by car repair businesses. The need for more parking at The Glebe. The need for a litter/dog bin on Chells Way, opposite the junction with Mobbsbury Way. An update on Town Centre Regeneration. Items on which the three councillors have spent their SBC Local Community Budgets. Items on which Robin Parker has spent his HCC Highways Locality Budget. A contentious planning application at 7 Boxfield Green and the system whereby the Chair of Planning and Development decides if a ”Call In” (so that an application is decided by the full Planning and Development Committee) is allowed or not. Parking provision in Burns Close. The number of untreated potholes in local roads. The meetings cost about £400 each, paid for from the three councillors’ local budgets. All residents present voiced the opinion that the meetings are worth continuing with.   Councillors present: Cllr. Andy McGuinness, Borough Councillor for Manor Ward on SBC. Cllr....

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Residents Meeting – Chells and Manor 5 March

Residents’ Meeting – Chells and Manor Stevenage Borough Council Manor Ward & Hertfordshire County Council Chells Division Monday 5 March 2018 7.30pm Church Hall, Church of St Hugh & St John, Mobbsbury Way Your three Liberal Democrat local Councillors invite you to come along and tell us your views and concerns about local issues and problems. In attendance will be: Cllr Robin Parker CC County Councillor (Chells Division) and Borough Councillor (Manor ward) [email protected] Cllr Andy McGuinness Borough Councillor (Manor Ward) [email protected] Cllr Graham Snell Borough Councillor (Manor Ward) [email protected] Everyone is welcome to attend If you are unable to make it then...

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Recycling boxes or wheelie bins?

Let us know what you think of the recycling boxes At our recent Street Meets and Residents’ Meetings a number of people have highlighted issues with the current recycling boxes. Residents have reported that the blue, black and red boxes cause large amounts of litter to be blown around the streets and this often ends up in peoples’ gardens or hedgerows. Other complaints include old, broken and brittle lids not securing waste and the unattractive boxes in front gardens. A number of other local councils have introduced a single wheelie bins for recycling paper, cardboard, plastics, cans and glass....

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Chells Street Meets – Saturday 3rd February

Liberal Democrat Street Meets Saturday 3rd February  10:30am – 11:00am  – Corner of  Cromwell Road and Six Hills Way  11:15am – 11:45am  – Corner of Pankhurst Crescent and Warwick Road Your local Liberal Democrat team, including Borough and County Councillor, Robin Parker, and Chells Candidate Tom Wren, will be in your area to meet you and listen to your concerns PLEASE COME ALONG AND SPEAK TO THEM Street Meet -Cromwell 03-02-18 Street Meet -Pankhurst 03-02-18...

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Residents Meeting Report – 22nd January

  Local Liberal Democrat councillors held a Residents’ Meeting from 19.30 – 21.30 on Monday 22.1.2018 at Chells Manor Community Centre, Emperor’s Gate. It was organized and attended by: Cllr. Andy McGuinness (borough councillor for Manor Ward on SBC) Cllr. Robin Parker C.C. (borough councillor for Manor Ward on SBC and county councillor for Chells Division on HCC) Cllr. Graham Snell (borough councillor for Manor Ward on SBC). Residents were invited to attend and raise any issue. A leaflet was delivered to every door in the whole of Chells Division plus it was displayed at about 40 local sites...

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