in Shaftesbury

Listening to you

The Shaftesbury ward ‘listening to you’ meeting takes place in just under two weeks time on 20 July at 7.30pm in John Burns School.

It is a public meeting, so anyone can attend and raise any issues they wish. The meeting is attended by the three ward councillors, along with the council leader, leader of the opposition and senior council officers.

I’ll be honest, I’m not a fan of the format, mainly because I’m aware many people do not like speaking up in public meetings and they can sometimes be dominated by a vocal few. However, you can always feel free to raise something beforehand (you can get my details from my contact page) or we general linger after the meeting so people can talk to us individually.

The council has delivered a leaflet advertising the event to every household in the ward, but a soft copy is available for those of a more digital bent.

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