- Do you care about your local area?
- Do you wish you could help to keep it special?
- Do you get baffled by “planning jargon”?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this FREE event is for you! We can guide you through the planning system, explain how you can get involved and how current changes may affect your community.
Come along and see what planning can do for you!
Thursday 1st March 2012 -10.00am to 1.00pm
Edgar Community Hall, Somerton TA11 6SB
To request your place, please contact SALC:
email@example.com Tel 01823 252515 (Tues – Thurs:10am – 4pm)
Supporting Communities & Neighbourhoods in Planning is supported by Department of Communities & Local Government (DCLG)
SOMERSET ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL COUNCILS Serving Local Councils in Somerset Affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils
Content of the Day
10.00 Arrival & registration
10.30 Introduction & ice-breaker exercise – Peter Lacey, SALC
10.40 “Current Ways to Get Involved” – Sarah Martin, Associate – Common Places (Community Regeneration Partnership)
11.20 Group Activity
11.40 “What Will Localism Mean For Local Communities?” – Sarah Martin
12.20 “Reasons to get Involved in Planning” – Peter Lacey, SALC
12.35 Final Questions
12.40 Closing Remarks – Paul Bryan, Chair Somerset CPRE
This event is aimed at anyone who would like to be more involved in the future of their local area. You do not need to have any prior involvement in planning, nor do you have to be a member of a community group.
The event is FREE but we do need you to register so we know how many people to expect. If you would like to attend, please contact SALC – email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01823 252515 (Tues – Thurs:10am – 4pm)
Edgar Community Hall is on the NW outskirts of Somerton and has plenty of parking and disabled access. It is accessible off Bancombe Road, which leads off the B3153 Langport Road – follow the brown “tourist” signs. For SatNav users, the postcode is TA11 6SB