Leadgate Taskforce Jan 2017 Report

Well the first month of the year has come and gone

Been a busy start to the year for the Taskforce

First meeting held and aims for the year established please see earlier blog details for full details

Following comments on Facebook on police issues and also dog fouling a Drop In Session was organsised with 13 people attending including local police contacts and also the Area Neighbourhood Warden Team were represented. It was agreed to host more on a quattley basis with an evening slot.

Please do report any police issues via 101 or email PC Louise Baxter her email is under the Police part of Facilities tab on the website

Also please do report dog fouling or fly tipping to the Council as the more reports that are made, the more priority will be given. Do this via the online reporting function on the Council website to allow the reports to be dealt with in a timely way

There was the Jan meeting of the Leadgate Area Partnership including a presentation by Consett YMCA

Leadgate Taskforce have also gained permission by Leadgate Cricket Club for the postioning of a XMAS Tree for Leadgate XMAS 2017. There will be a social event including singing of carols on Sat 25h Nov 2017 more details to follow in due course

Also in regards to Litter-2 litter picks have been arrangeed please see posts on Leadgate Times for more details

One will be in partnership and run by Sustrans NE on the C2C Cycleway through Leadgate this will be on Tuesday 4th April. All welcome

The 2nd is on Saturday 4th March as part of the national Keep Britaina Tidy Big Spring Clean 2017. The council are providing equipment and bags, this will be a village wide litter pick. All are welcome to help in whatever they can.

Also thank you to local reporter Gavin Harvey who met with some of the Taskforce and wrote an article which appeared in the Northern Echo and Consett & Stanley Advertisor

So a good and busy start to 2017.  Lets work together to make a difference to this beautiful village F55A0618_1

Richard Judd

Chair of Leadagate Taskforce

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