Formby Traffic and Parking

The problems of parking in Formby has been well reported to the officer/s responsible over the last 10 years by the Parish Council and yet the difficulties remain.

The two areas of concern are:

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Parish Council View on "Draft Local Plan"

The Formby Parish Council has begun the process of going through the recently published ‘Emerging Publication draft of the Sefton Local Plan’. Our overriding aim is to take steps to protect the special environment that is Formby, and we do require a robust plan to prevent over-development. However, there are several issues in connection with the brief given to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 9th December 2015, we believe to be incomplete and misleading.

First we repeat our objection to any building on the green belt.

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Formby Parish Council By-Election

There is a casual vacancy on the Formby Parish Council for Ravenmeols Ward. Election Day is Thursday 27 November 2014 and the following polling stations will be open between the hours of 7.00am and 10.00pm.

  • Freshfield Childrens Centre, Watchyard Lane, Formby
  • Our Lady of Compassion Catholic Primary School, Bull Cop, Formby
  • Ravenmeols Community Centre, 225 Park Road, Formby
  • Formby Youth Centre, Redgate, Formby

Police Estate Consultation

Merseyside Police Commissioner, Jane Kennedy, has started a 2 month consultation inviting members of the public to have their say on the proposals for the police estate. "The current police estate is unsustainable. It is ageing and becoming increasingly expensive to run." The community consultation for Formby is at Tesco at 12pm on Friday 17 October. the Southport one is at Asda on 11 November at 10am. For more information and to have your say visit www.takingtherightsteps.com 

 

Remembrance Services

The Royal British Legion will be holding Remembrance Services on Sunday 9 November at 9.30am St Michael's Church, Altcar, 11am Hightown War Memorial, 11.10am St Stephen's Church, Hightown, 12.30pm Ince Blundell War Memorial, 3pm Holy Trinity Church Formby and the wreath laying ceremony takes place during this service. On Tuesday 11 November the Royal British Legion will gather at the War Memorial in Formby at 10.55am for a short service of remembrance and a cross laying ceremony- the 2 minute silence will be observed followed by a short service of remembrance at the Polish War Graves, at Our Lady of Compassion, Formby.

"We will remember them"