Browsing articles from "November, 2014"
Nov
23
2014

Statement regarding the planning application at Severn Drive…..

Application number: 2014 / 4512 Walton Charity has submitted revised plans for a new Office building next door to their Sherwood House Residential Care Home on Severn Drive, taking up a material part of the adjacent open green space. The purpose of the new block is to create a central “Charities House” for their administrative operations and those of a number of other local charities. Walton Charity feels that such co-location of charities would have […]

Nov
18
2014

Your views on Election frequency really did matter!………..

Debate on proposal to Reduce Frequency of Borough Council Elections Last night, ( Monday 17th November), the Council debated the proposal to move from “elections by thirds” whereby one third of Councillors come up for re-election in each of 3 years of a 4 year election cycle with County Council elections in the 4th year, to “all-out elections” whereby all Councillors would come up for re-election once every 4 years. There were many speeches and […]

Nov
17
2014

Sarah-Jane Shellard……..

We were saddened to hear of the untimely death from cancer of Sarah-Jane late last week. Sarah-Jane was largely responsible for the creation of the Walton Business Group nearly 10 years ago now to create a voice for Walton’s business sector and to promote the town as a centre for businesses and shopping. She had a delightful personality and her smile and sense of humour smoothed her path in dealing with many difficult issues. We […]

Nov
16
2014

Cool Actvity Zone……

The Walton Society are pleased to support an exciting new ‘not for profit’ project aimed at teenagers and other age groups to provide a range of physical and creative activities in the centre of Walton. The project will also be accessible for people with disabilities. The idea is to utilise the empty space on the first floor of the Carpetright store in the centre of Walton. The project group have been offered a 5 year […]

Nov
12
2014

Protected: Autumn 2014 Newsletter….

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Nov
5
2014

Consultation Closed……read the results here….!!

The result of the public consultation exercise recently undertaken regarding of the Council’s Electoral Cycle is below: A total of 601 responses were received. 308 supported (A) retaining the existing system of Borough Elections by thirds; and 282 supported (B) change to whole council elections once every four years. 11 responses had not indicated a preference. So 51% of those responding wanted to retain the current structure of elections whereas 46% wanted to change the […]

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