February 8, 2009
Berrow's new Local Action
Team to hold public meeting on Monday
in Berrow who recently formed a Local Action Team (LAT), supported
by local police, to address issues affecting their community are
holding a public meeting this week to discuss a raft of projects.
Berrow LAT has already introduced a Community Speedwatch (CSW)
group to tackle speeding through the village - and more initiatives
LAT is holding a public meeting in the village on Monday evening
(February 9th) at 7pm in Berrow Village Hall to discuss further
are urging local residents to attend. Spokesman Ken May told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
only commitments are an hour a month to attend the meeting, then
do what you can in the time before the next meeting to drive forward
the target issues."
doesn't matter about your age or occupation; we just need people
with a positive 'can do' attitude to help achieve our goals. Ideally,
we will drive forward the issues already started and with more
people powering the initiatives, progress may be accelerated.
Please come to the meeting, where you'll be made most welcome."
added: "So far, since October, we've got a small Committee,
including a Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and other community
members. We have a constitution, a tiny amount of funding, and
have already set about three projects."
hope to push forward the provision of a youth club for Berrow
children, the provision of a BMX/skateboard park, and tackle the
ongoing issue of the Coast Road footpath. We need the help of
villagers to highlight the dangers and pressure the relevant authorities
Parish Council is actively supporting the group's efforts, along
with Somerset County Council and Avon & Somerset Constabulary.