your say on Sedgemoor's future over the next two decades
in the Burnham-On-Sea area have this week been urged to have their
say on the future development of the region by getting involved
in a consultation on Sedgemoor's economy.
Economic Development Strategy that sets out a new 20-year vision
for Sedgemoors economy was launched for consultation at
a Sedgemoor Economic Development conference on Tuesday (18th November).
focuses on increasing employment and improving education and training
opportunities for residents, working with the districts
largest and smallest businesses to thrive. It also focuses on
increasing growth in the tourism, logistics, construction and
low-carbon sectors, and working with partners to regenerate towns
strategy seeks to reflect the challenges and opportunities facing
Sedgemoor today, including the development of Hinkley Point and
the surge in development and growth seen locally," said a
the document, there are sections on a new approach to the individual
places within Sedgemoor, with specific actions and objectives
for Bridgwater, Highbridge and Burnham, Cheddar and the wider
draft document is subject to consultation until 31st January 2015.
Further details can
be found online here alongside sixteen related questions upon
which the council is seeking community views.