Improvements in Your Area
There have been a number of concerns raised regarding vehicular speed and the safety of pedestrians when crossing at Station Road, Shawbirch Road and Wellington Road in Admaston. Therefore, Telford & Wrekin Council, working alongside Wrockwardine Parish Council, have reviewed the area and produced some proposals designed to alleviate the issues raised.
Three plans are enclosed with this letter that show various proposals and options that we have suggested to ease speed concerns and improve the safety of pedestrians in this area.
There will be a drop in event in the foyer of Admaston House from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday 21st August, at which you will be able to discuss the propsals in detlail and provide comments.
If you are not be able to attend the drop in event I would appreciate it if you can provide your comments by email to email@example.com by no later than Friday 1st September 2017.
Notice of Completion of the Audit for the year ended 31st March 2017:
Copies of the Annual Return can be found on-line here:
Telford Pride @ 50 Fund
I am sure you area aware that Telford will be celebrating its 50th Birthday next year. As part of the celebrations the Borough Council has established the Telford Pride @ 50 Fund to support the delivery of projects or schemes that leave a lasting legacy within the Borough. The aim is to recognise Telford’s history and to support the future social economic growth of the Borough.
At this stage the Borough Council want to know what types of projects people would like to see introduced to commemorate Telford’s 50th birthday.
Residents are invited to take part in the Telford Pride @ 50 Fund Survey.
You can also sign up to the Borough’s regular newsletter to be kept up to date.
The survey will close by Monday 18 September 2017 so please have your say and encourage others to take part.
If people are unable to complete the survey online they can complete a paper survey at our main libraries; Southwater, Wellington, Newport, Madeley or The Place @ Oakengates, and post their completed surveys in those buildings.
Examination of the Telford & Wrekin Local Plan
Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications
31 July 2017 to 5pm 22 September 2017
The Inspector for the Telford and Wrekin Local Plan examination is inviting comment on the Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications to the Telford & Wrekin Local Plan 2011-2031 Publication Version (January 2016). An Integrated Appraisal Addendum Report and a Policies Map Addendum accompanies the modifications proposed. The Main Modifications are proposed by the Inspector of the Local Plan, and not the Council.
What is the Telford & Wrekin Local Plan?
The Local Plan sets out the land use policies and proposals for the borough up to 2031. The Plan identifies the preferred locations for new housing and employment and how community green space will be protected. It will be the starting point for the determination of all planning applications.
How to view documents and make comment?
You can view the Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications and accompanying documents via the Local Plan webpage www.telford.gov.uk/localplan . A paper copy of the documents will be available to view at: Business & Planning First Point at Wellington Civic Centre, at First Point Telford and your local Telford & Wrekin library. For further information on Telford & Wrekin Libraries please visit: www.telford.gov.uk/libraries .
Comments on the Schedule of Proposed Main Modifications must be made by 5pm on Friday 22 September 2017. All comments will then be sent to the Inspector for their consideration.
Comments should be sent by:
Post: Environment & Planning Policy Team, Telford & Wrekin Council, PO Box 457, Telford, TF2 2FH
Or delivered by hand to: Business & Planning First Point Wellington, Wellington Civic Offices, Larkin Way, Tan Bank, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1LX.
If you require further information regarding this consultation please contact Environment & Planning Policy Team on 01952 384241 or email: LocalPlan@telford.gov.uk
Wrockwardine Parish Council
Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights
Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2017
The full notice and a summary of public rights can be found here:
The audit report can be found here (please note that at this time, it does not contain the report from the External Auditor):
Temporary road closure along Walcot Bridge to Walcot Crossroads, Walcot.
Severn Trent Water are planning to undertake new water connection works. The work is set to commence on Tuesday 6th June 2017 and will last for a duration of 3 days with an end date of Thursday 8th June 2017.
The diversion route for vehicular traffic travelling southbound will be via B4394 Junction To Walcot Mill Junction, B4394 (scc Boundary Walcot To Meadow Drive Junction). For vehicular traffic travelling northbound vice versa.
The DRAFT minutes of the May Parish Council meeting are available on-line here:
Examination of the Telford &Wrekin Local Plan 2011-2031
Notice of Independent Examination Hearing
Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 Statutory Instrument No.767 Regulation 24
The Telford & Wrekin Local Plan 2011-2031 was submitted by Borough of Telford & Wrekin to the Secretary of State for examination on 30 June 2016.
Mr Michael J Hetherington BSc (Hons) MA MRTPI MCIEEM, is the inspector appointed to carry out the independent examination of the Telford & Wrekin Local Plan and, as part of the independent examination, he will hold a number of public hearing sessions.
The Examination Hearings will commence at 10.00am on Tuesday 15 November 2016 and will take place at Meeting Point House, Town Centre, Telford, TF3 4HS. Please see the Examination Web site at www.telford.gov.uk/localplan for full details of the hearing sessions and to check any changes or updates to the programme. The Examination Guidance notes and all relevant documents are also available via this link.
All queries regarding the Examination should be directed to the Programme Officer, Tina Kelly, by Email:firstname.lastname@example.org , by Post to: c/o Development Management, Telford & Wrekin Council, PO Box 457, Wellington Civic Offices, Telford TF2 2FH or by Telephone on: 01952 384156 or Mobile 07972657948
The Audit has been concluded and the Statement of Accounts has been published (Annual Return or the audit summary report) for the year ended 31 March 2016.
There is a right of inspection conferred on Local Government Electors by Section 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014. Documents can be inspected at the address of the Clerk during working hours by appointment or can be found online.
The Parish Council felt that the report of the internal auditor was unfounded and provided a response to the external auditor which was accepted.
The opinion of the external auditor is that “On the basis of our review of the annual return, in our opinion the information in the annual return is in accordance with proper practices and no matters have come to our attention giving cause for concern that relevant legislation and regulatory requirements have not been met.”