WTC Meeting – Wednesday 09th October Report Part I

Disclaimer: These observations are not the ‘official’ minutes of the meeting, these are supplied by Whittlesey Town Council, normally (1) month following the meeting and can be viewed on their website.

The agenda was published on this site on the 03rd October…. Click Here to see agenda

8 members of the public present.
11 Councillors present – Apologies from Cllr’s Munns, Bristow & Lang-Winston.

The early start was to present Whittlesey Allotment Society with certificates for the best kept allotments. Presentation by Gill Lawrence.

There was a ‘group photo’ taken of present and past Councillors for the ‘new council offices’ (Photo to come later).

A presentation from Lisa Roberts.
(Peterborough City Council) – gave an update on the
‘Must Farm’ project, this is being undertaken with several different agencies, including WTC representation.
It is hoped that a Heritage Centre will be built at the Forterra Car Parking Area (Peterborough Road) –
She explained that this building will be an environmentally friendly facility (Solar, Rainwater & Effluent).
There will be a class room for up to 30 places and an exhibition centre to highlight the history of Whittlesey. Our local museum will be involved.
She seems very positive on funding and moving to phase 2 of the project.

Public Forum :- 3 speakers on subjects – Tree’s & Environment
The Zebra Crossing near the Nationwide, Recycling Centre.
HGV’s along Benwick Road/Inhams Road.







Cambs CC David Connor, gave updates on Kings Dyke Crossing (See my post of 02nd October – Click Here)
The latest date for the 1st phase of the ‘Tendering Process’ is the 5th November – short listing. There were questions re the clearance of the land, some of which will have to be re-done.
The Pondersbridge (LHI) Local Highways Improvements is moving forward.
There was a community meeting in Turves recently with around 50 residents attending.
Several ‘issues’ were raised, including the re-installation of a #Bus Shelter#.

Part II to follow…..

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