Halvergate Marshes

GENERAL ENVIRONMENT

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Preserve peace & quiet, attractive countryside and safe environment

Reinforce commitment to Conservation Area principles. Make available to  Community. (Should it be updated?)

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

 

For other issues listed earlier under ‘General Environment’ see specific Action Plans following

 

ROADS AND TRAFFIC

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Safer A47 / Branch Road junction

Consult Highways re options

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

2

Reduce speeding traffic

a) Have actual speeds checked?

Parish Council

b) Decide locations for controls

Parish Council

c) Negotiate with Highways to install appropriate control method

Parish Council

d) Canvass farmers & other large vehicle users re lower driving speeds 

Parish Council

3

Better maintained roads

(inc. passing places)

Lobby Highways

Parish Council

4

Restrict oversize vehicles

Enforce weight limit on Branch Road

Parish Council

5

Provide footpath to Playing Field

Feasibility study

Parish Council

 

CONNECTIONS

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Enabled High Speed Broadband

Press BT/Openreach

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

2

A live and up to date website

Develop plan for website

Parish Council

Determine resources and costings

Parish Council

Carry out update

Parish Council

3

Better Train and Bus services

Make representations to operators

Parish Council

 

Encourage car / lift sharing

Identify interest and organiser

Parish Council

 

COMMUNITY

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Maintain Public Footpaths

Encourage land-owners to keep foot-paths clear and walkers to act  responsibly

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

Additional anti dog-fouling signage

Parish Council

2

Get more residents involved

Approach those who volunteered help

Parish Council

3

Village Hall

Examine ideas for additional activity; engage more ‘activists’ 

Parish Council

 

SERVICES

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Expand Neighbourhood Watch

Engage those who have volunteered

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

2

Greater neighbourly involvement (inc. Child care / minding?)

Explore willingness and ideas among  the group of ‘Watch’ volunteers

Parish Council

3

Determine if a Village Shop is viable

Investigate possibility of community enterprise (or joint venture with pub?)

Parish Council

4

More satisfactory education provision

?

 

 

LOCAL ECONOMY AND HOUSING

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Control housing development in accordance with residents’ wishes

a) Confirm existing level of ‘control’

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

b) Amend/develop as necessary – Neighbourhood Plan?

Parish Council

2

Maximise local employment opportunity

a) Survey business experienced people living / working locally

Parish Council

b) Assess market for tourism, other visitors, pub, shop, industrial / commercial, further agricultural, etc.?

Parish Council

c) Achieve faster Broadband a.s.a.p.

Parish Council

 

DEMOCRACY AND REPRESENTATION

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

 Increased two-way communication

Prepare communication plan

Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

 

YOUNG PEOPLE

Objective

Action

Responsible

Timescale

1

Enabled High Speed Broadband

Press BT/Openreach

 Parish Council

Parish Council to re-assess in April 2017, if not before

2

More activity / events / clubs

Involve Youth representatives in design and organisation

 Parish Council

3

Better Train and Bus services

Make representations to operators

 Parish Council

4

Reduce speeding traffic

As ‘Roads & Traffic’ Action Plan above

 Parish Council