Market Drayton and Rural area LJC meeting Oct 2013

The Market Drayton and Rural area Local Joint Committee (LJC) covers the Civil Parish of Hodnet – see here for details.
All local residents are invited to discuss their local community issues and to identify their local priorities at the nest meeting. This will take place on Wednesday 23 October 2013 starting 7pm in the Stoke-Upon-Tern Village Hall.
Details of what will be taking place can be found on this page on the Shropshire Newsroom website. The evening will start with a screening of a short film entitled “Release Day”. It is a piece of dance theatre filmed by kind permission of the Prison Service within the cells and exercise yard of Stoke Heath Prison. Other items include a talk about Compassionate Dementia- Friendly Communities, an update on the ‘Connecting Shropshire’ programme and recent developments in the work to upgrade local broadband services and representatives from the local police team will be present to discuss/answer questions about local policing issues and the recent changes to the service.
The LJC also has funding available for community projects and a number of applications will be discussed at the meeting. If anyone would like to know more about the LJC, or to apply for LJC funds, they should contact Nicola Fisher, senior community action officer, on 01939 237569.