Action Plan 2015-2016

BEESTON REGIS COUNCIL ACTION PLAN

At each Annual Meeting in May the Beeston Regis Parish Council will consider/review its action plan for the forthcoming year. This document outlines the actions for the 2015-16 year.

Parish Council Objectives May 2015 –May 2016

1. To interact with North Norfolk District Council on all relevant matters, in particular the formulation of the new Local Plan and any matters related to central Government’s Localism Agenda.

2. To continue to improve good governance through the identification of efficiencies and modern methods of working.

3. To progress the proposed scheme for affordable housing within the parish and consider any future schemes.

4a To maintain an overview of Highways, Bridleways and Footpath matters within and around Beeston Regis, working with other agencies to lobby on improvements, individual matters and to investigate improvements for example to possible crossing points in the Parish.
4b To progress the installation of a vehicle activated speed sign to be used at various locations in Britons Lane and along the A149 Cromer Road.
4c To engage with the owners of the Beeston Regis Parish Council’s coastline.

5a. To continue to improve the appearance and tidiness of the Beeston Regis parish. To enhance the status of parts of the parish as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty To consider improvements including the wider use of and improved access to open spaces such as Daisy Green, the Ancient Priory Ruins, All Saints Church Field, Beeston Common and the privately owned Beeston Hall Common.
5b. To engage with the stakeholders of the Ancient Priory Ruins in celebrating the 800th anniversary of the founding of this Augustine Priory

6. To develop our Community Engagement Strategy through such channels as social media, parish council website, notice boards and newsletters. To continue to provide opportunities and encouragement for all parishioners to attend meetings and make contact with their parish council in as many ways as possible. To further enhance the Beeston Regis Parish Council’s new website.

7. To apply for the Local Council Award Scheme ‘Foundation Award’ (minimum standards already achieved) and work towards the ‘Quality Award’ (good practice) with a view to applying for that shortly once the Council qualifies.

8. To continue our representation on the Sheringham and District Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNAP).

9a. To maintain our involvement in the work of All Saint’s church, local groups, charities and societies namely the West Runton Scout Group, the Sheringham and District Society and the Hooke and Unknown Donor Charities.
9b. To work with the Hooke and Unknown Donor Charities for the provision of a defibrillator to be made available within the parish.

10. To scrutinise planning applications and associated matters and comment accordingly.

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