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Community Committee – 3rd August 2023


Location: Congleton Town Hall

Contact: Jackie MacArthur – Communities and Marketing Manager and Deputy Chief Officer

 Tel: 01260 270350 Email: info@congleton-tc.gov.uk

The following members sit on the Community Committee:

Ex Officio Members: Councillor Rob Moreton (Town Mayor) and Councillor Kay Wesley (Deputy Mayor)

Printable Agenda and Reports Pack 598KB


1. Apologies for Absence

Members are reminded of the necessity to give apologies in advance of the meeting and to give reasons for absence.

2. Minutes of Previous Meetings (enclosed)

To approve and sign the minutes of the Community Committee held on the 29th June 2023 as a correct record.

3. Declarations of Interest

Members are requested to declare both “pecuniary” and “non-pecuniary” interests as early in the meeting as they become known.

4. Questions from Members of the Public

There will be 15 minutes at each meeting to receive any questions from Members of the
Public, either verbally at the meeting, including those which have been received in writing
7 days prior to the meeting.

5. Urgent Items

Members may raise urgent items related to this Committee, but no discussion or decisions
May be taken at the meeting.

6. Safer Streets – Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) Update (Verbal Update)

To receive and consider a presentation from Superintendent Claire Jesson on the Cheshire East Safer Streets Strategy – this is delayed from the 27 June 2023.

7. Cheshire Police (enclosed)

To receive and consider a report from Cheshire Police on Policing matters affecting Congleton.

8. Updates from Previous Community and Environment Committee (enclosed)

To receive updates from the Community Committee held on the 27 June and outstanding items.

9. Approve the Notes of the Community Safety Working Group (enclosed)

To receive and approve the notes of the Community Safety Working Group held on the 21st July 2023

10. White Ribbon group (verbal)

To receive a verbal update from the White Ribbon Ambassadors and Champions held on Thursday 3 August 2023.

11. Cheshire East Council Consultation on Criteria for Bus Support (enclosed)

To discuss Congleton Town Council’s response to the Cheshire East Consultation

12. Engaging with Congleton Youth (enclosed)

To consider a paper on re-establishing and strengthening the voice of youth in the town.

13. Congleton Christmas Proposed Activities (enclosed)

To receive and approve a report on Congleton Christmas activities to date

14. Communications Update (enclosed)

To receive and note a report highlighting the Town Council’s Communications Activities for April – July.