If you are observant you will have noticed the number of potholes is diminishing as the County Council’s [NCC] team of contractors has gone round renewing road surfaces.
Please help NCC by going online and reporting any new or persistent problems with holes in the road. Parish Councillors will report any they see, and any which do not receive attention will be followed up at PC meetings.
There is a link to the pothole problem reporter on this website.
Click the button, and you will be added to the list.
- It has come as a revelation to my fellow councillors that there is no limit to the size of a development, and that the number of houses proposed in Area and County Plans is taken as a minimum, and not a maximum.
- We are also concerned that no consideration can be given to the issue of affordable rented accommodation, when clearly small rural communities are in great need of living space for young people who are just starting out.
- We still are concerned that plots retailing at £70K, which then require a building to be erected at the expense of the purchaser, can be described as within the reach of young families
The Lowick Neighbourhood Plan is still underway, despite a recent lull. Preparations are underway for a public consultation on planning policies, the boundary of the settlement inside which building may take place, and the style of different parts of the village , and how this might affect building. Other issues are under consideration – such as The Natural Environment, Community Facilities and Development, and A Register for Buildings and Features that are of special quality or interest.
During May, we will be holding an exhibition to get your opinion about the features that we have been discussing, above. The proposals for the size and future development of the village will be on view, and these will reflect any planning decisions that the County Council makes about recent proposals.
We will also be including first drafts of the policies which will underpin these plans, and these will be circulated online beforehand. If you wish to recive advance copies, please email us via the contacts page of this website.