Wellington Heath Parish Council

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Herefordshire Council needs your input on the future of our Highway Network

Herefordshire Council is seeking views on a draft plan that will map out the future of the county’s highways network.

The Network Management Plan is a strategy that governs how the council manages our highways network and ensures that residents, visitors, businesses and local communities get the best out of this important asset.

The plan is being updated and is proposed to cover the period 2019 – 2034 alongside our Local Transport Plan.

Our objective is that the updated Network Management Plan will help to:

  • Encourage economic growth
  • Provide a good quality highway network for all users
  • Promote healthy lifestyles, particularly through active travel
  • Make journeys safer and easier
  • Ensure access to services for those living in rural areas

We are currently consulting on our draft Network Management Plan and are seeking your views and feedback on our objectives, priorities and action plan.

Cllr John Harrington, Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport, said: “We are currently consulting on our draft Network Management Plan and we would love to hear your views and feedback. The thoughts of residents, businesses and utilities providers will be vital in helping us shape our objectives, priorities and action plan.

“Transport is so important in enabling our economy to grow and helping to improve quality of life for local people. This new plan will help to improve access to services, tackle congestion, improve air quality, make our roads safer and promote greater levels of active travel. What we really want is an improved, sustainable, efficient and resilient local transport network that people can rely on. Please, if you haven’t yet had the chance, help us by sharing your views.”

The consultation questionnaire is open until Friday 4 October.

For more information or to complete the questionnaire, please visit this Hereforshire Council website page.

 


Wellington Heath Councillors are:

Jennifer Jones (Chair)
David Williams (Vice-Chair  & Chair of Planning Committee)
Mark Beaumont
Richard Kitto
Marc Low (Footpath Officer, Newsletter & Website Editor and Tweeter)

Clerk: Mary Barnett  (Website Admin)

Contact details can be found in the Parish Newsletter delivered quarterly to each household in the parish.

Your Parish council is the closest tier of government to you.

The council meets once every two Months at the Wellington Heath Memorial Hall on the last Tuesday of the Month.

An Agenda [and next meeting date] will be posted on this website a week prior to each meeting. [Please see link to the forthcoming “Agenda” below].

Draft minutes of the most recent meeting will be posted on this website – usually two to three weeks after the meeting.  See “Draft Minutes” on the “Minutes” page.

These Draft minutes will be approved at the next meeting and then posted along with the history of previous minutes on the “Minutes” page.