Councillor Shelly Darwin is the chair of the North East Area Committee for the 2017/18 municipal year.
The most recent North East Area Committee meeting took place on Thursday 15th March 2018, and it was attended by 28 members of the public.
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The project team gave an update on the Orwell Crossing showing the works on the river bed have been completed ahead of schedule and the samples taken are now being tested. The works on land are on schedule with investigations into positioning going on, to cause as little disruption as possible in the surrounding areas. The team gave a detailed talk on where the main road bridge will cross the river and join the road network. For more information please see Upper Orwell crossings.
The Ipswich East Safer Neighbourhood Team updated the Committee on policing priorities for the area:
To read further information about crime in your area, download the Safer Neighbourhood Team newsletter from the website.
You can report antisocial behaviour and nuisance in your neighbourhood online. Follow the link to our website where you can report a problem, find advice and access the Community Trigger.
The Ipswich Borough Council Summer Holiday Activities Programme aim to offer free sport to young people, encouraging them to be more active and breaking down barriers such as travel and cost. This is being offered across all areas of Ipswich encouraging the wider community to get active. They have been granted £884 to continue their good work.
ActivLives is a community led charity that supports people in Ipswich to increase their physical and social activity in order to improve their health and well-being. Its ActivHubs provide seated and standing exercise for adults aged over 45 and participants benefit from social contact, improved health and reduced risk of falls.
ActivLives was granted £4,230.50 for the cost of providing ActivHubs sessions in the North East Area, as part of a town-wide programme.
The next meeting in the North East is to be held on Thursday 14th June, 7.30pm at Ransomes Sports Pavilion, Sidegate Avenue, Ipswich IP4 4JJ.
Further information, including access to the North East Area Committee papers, can be found on the Committee details page.
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