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Consultation on Wirral neighbourhood plans comes to an end
9:29am Tuesday 4th October 2011 in News
OVER the past 12 weeks Wirral Council has been asking Wirral residents about their neighbourhood; what they think of where they live; what they value and what they think needs to change.
Since the end of July, more than 1,100 people have taken the opportunity to voice their opinions on what matters most in their community as part of a process to develop eleven individual neighbourhood plans for the borough.
Council staff have attended more than 170 community events, businesses and organised groups to gather peoples' views, which will now be shared with residents at a series of public feedback events.
Councillor Jean Stapleton, cabinet member for community engagement said: "We would like to share the results of our conversations with whole communities and give them a chance comment on what other people have said before the findings are used to develop the Neighbourhood Plans.
"We are inviting all Wirral residents to an Area Forum Feedback and Funding event to hear what people in their neighbourhood have said.
"In addition to this, they will also hear from community groups who have applied for money to support local projects and then have the chance to vote on who receives the funding."
The feedback and funding events for each neighbourhood are, as follows:
Saturday, October 15: Bidston and Claughton - Bidston Avenue Primary School, Tollemache Road, 11am-2pm; New Brighton and Wallasey - Harrison Hall, Harrison Drive, 11am-2pm; Bromborough and Eastham - New Ferry Village Hall, Longfellow Drive, 11am-2pm.
Tuesday, October 18: Leasowe, Moreton and Saughall Massie - New Brighton Rugby Club, 7-9pm.
Wednesday, October 19: Heswall, Pensby and Thingwall - The Hope Centre, Fishers Lane, Pensby, 7-9pm.
Saturday, October 22: Birkenhead, Tranmere and Rock Ferry - The Lauries, Claughton Road, 11am-2pm; Bebington and Clatterbridge - St Peter's Chapel, Brookhurst Close, 11am-2pm.
Wednesday, October 26: West Wirral - Westbourne Hall, Westbourne Road, West Kirby 6pm-9pm.
Saturday, October 29: Oxton and Prenton - Williamson Art Gallery, Oxton, 11am-2pm; Liscard and Seacombe, Committee Room 1 and 2, Wallasey Town Hall, 11am-2pm, Greasby, Frankby, Irby and Woodchurch - Greasby Methodist Church, Greasby Road, Greasby, 11am-2pm.
For further information visit www.wirral.gov.uk/neighbourhood, website in related links section below this article; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 691 8650.