0 Have your say AN MP is calling on her constituents to have their say on the future of a community hospital. Fareham MP Suella Braverman has launched a consultation on Fareham Community Hospital asking residents which services people want to see at the site.Mrs Braverman said: ‘I want patients and practitioners to determine the future direction of healthcare.‘The Taskforce are seeking views on how we propose to change, add, or identify new services, and implement new arrangements.’To fill in the consultation document visit docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmAJTOO1iR3sNq7WMfizi6Nuj_pg1TRcEUnMIpNT1wKE5ppQ/viewform … [Read more...] about Chance to have your say on future of hospital
Time is running out for residents to have their say on Leeds City Council plans to reduce air pollution. Consultation ends on Sunday for the proposed Leeds Clean Air Charging Zone, which could involve taxing motorists up to £50 a day to enter certain parts of the city.The zone would tax high-emission buses, HGVs and taxis in an effort to encourage companies to use more environmentally friendly vehicles.At a Leeds City Council executive committee meeting last month, deputy leader of the council, coun James Lewis (Lab), said of the strategy: “I don’t think anyone would argue against doing this work, and in the directive we are under we have to work very quickly.“There will be a report next month looking at the additional measures around the areas of illegal air quality to improve it.“In addition to the charging zone, we are looking at things that we can encourage the take-up of low emission vehicles, working with the government on Highways England roads, such … [Read more...] about Last chance to have your say on proposed vehicle tax
Poll PUBLISHED: 09:25 05 July 2018 | UPDATED: 09:25 05 July 2018 Conor Matchett A sign highlighting that the land close to lake Lothing has been acquired for a major third crossing in Lowestoft. Picture: Nick Butcher Archant © 2017 The discussions over planned third crossings in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft look to be finally reaching the point of no return. After Suffolk County Council’s cabinet approved plans for an extra £8m in their budget for Lowestoft’s third crossing at Lake Lothing last month, and Great Yarmouth’s bridge successfully gaining the necessary £98m funding from the government at the budget in November 2017, the bridges are well on their way to becoming reality. Norfolk County Council have said construction will start in 2020, with 5,000 jobs and £150m a year added to the economy by 2025, with the bridge possibly open by 2022. In Lowestoft, Suffolk County Council are also targeting a 2022 completion date for the Lake … [Read more...] about Have your say: Which third crossing will be finished first?
PUBLISHED: 10:56 29 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:10 29 June 2018 Sophie Morton The play area in West Ham Park. Pic: Ken Mears Archant Families are encouraged to have their say on the future of West Ham Park’s playground. The City of London Corporation, which runs the park, is consulting on three propsals to modernise the play area. One will simply replace any damaged or old play equipment whilst repairing the existing pieces. The other two options will look to redesign the playground with a new water play facility, with one proposal also expanding the grassed areas and creating new entrances. Suggestions for the water play facility include a splash pad or interactive equipment for year-round play as an alternative to the paddling pool. To have your say, speak to the team at the playground between 4pm or 6pm on Wednesday, July 4, or between 12pm and 7pm on the weekend of July 14 and 15. Anyone unable to attend can contribute by completing a survey at cityoflondon.gov.uk by … [Read more...] about Have your say on the future of West Ham Park’s playground
0 Have your say People in Sunderland have a final chance to give their views on plans to shape what sort of jobs, housing, transport and infrastructure will be created in the city in the coming decades. The Core Strategy and Development Plan for Sunderland to 2033 aims to set out a blueprint for the development of the city over the next 15 years.The final consultation on the plans is now open and city residents have until the end of July to have their say on the plan, before any final amendments are made and it is passed to central government for approval.More than 5,000 people have already given their feedback on the strategy during various consultation events since last year, with all comments considered. Several changes have taken place as a result, including the removal of plans for a travellers’ stop over site and a reduction in annual housebuilding volumes.The plan provides the framework for regeneration and development in Sunderland now and in the future and … [Read more...] about Sunderland 2033: Last chance to have your say on long-term vision for city