WHAT IS THE STEERING GROUP?
The Steering Group is the body of people to manage and lead on the Whaley Bridge Neighbourhood Plan. They are charged with overseeing and advising on the preparation and consultation of the Plan - through its different stages right up to Referendum. It operates on a non-political basis and comprises of two Town Councillors and another six members of the public. The Steering Group is sponsored by, and reports to Whaley Town Council, as the accountable body. The Steering Group meets on a monthly basis at Footsteps, Market Street. During Covid restrictions meetings via Zoom.
The Steering Group are volunteers.
PLEASE NOTE THE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN HAS NOW BEEN ADOPTED BY HPBC. THE GROUPS WORK HAS BEEN DONE SO VISION4WHALEY HAS NOW BEEN DISBANDED
STEERING GROUP MEMBERS
Who’s on the Steering Group?
Chair: Councillor Martin Thomas
Town Councillor Members:
Councillor John Pritchard
Members of the Public:
Carol Maycock (Cade)
The Steering Group will be supported by the Town Clerk, council administrative staff and an appointed Consultant Urban Vision Enterprise
Find out more:
Minutes of Steering Group meetings are available to view or download here
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND THANKS
Here are some of the people and organisations that have helped along the way
Biodiversity Whaley Bridge
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
High Peak Borough Council
Urban Vision (Consultants)
Whaley Bridge Town Council
Working Parties and Steering Group members now retired: Angela, Ann Sheehy, Deborah, Helen Bessell, Ken, Eileen Burt, Jon, Lynne, Mel.
Also all members of the previous Steering Group
And all the residents and businesses of Whaley Bridge that have taken such an active interest.
These are groups of volunteers who are helping canvass your views about the Neighbourhood Plan. Their work is now complete and formed part of the Community Questionnaire
Enhancement of Town Centre , Empty Buildings, Unused Land Guest Houses, Employment and SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises), Regeneration, Tourism, Heritage
Leisure Activities (Walking, Running, Cycling), ‘Green’ Corridors, Local Nature Reserves, Provision of Allotments, eg may be Provision of a ‘Round the Reservoir’ Circular Walk,
Housing Design, Lifetime Homes, Eco-homes, ‘Green’ Roofs, Needs of Elderly Persons, Needs of Persons with Other Special Needs. This will take into consideration the Local Plan
TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT
Traffic Flow, Congestion, On and Off-Street Parking. Car, Rail and Bus Networks. Links to other Towns, Facilities and our Surrounding Countryside. Assessibility for All.