Venue: Bamford Chapel, Norden Road, Rochdale OL11 5PQ. View directions
Contact: Stuart Hay - Tel: 01706 922230
Welcome, Introductions and Apologies
welcomed all to the meeting. Recently
elected Councillor Angela Smith was congratulated and welcomed.
She is the Shadow Portfolio Holder for
Regeneration, Business Skills and Employment and sits on the
Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Health, Schools
and Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee. Councillor Sullivan is Shadow Portfolio Holder for
Children's Services and amongst other Committees sits on the
Rochdale Township Action and Resources Sub Committee. Councillor Howard is the Shadow Portfolio Holder
for Adult Care and amongst others sits on the Planning and
A copy of the code of conduct was circulated with the papers, and all were asked to abide by the code for the duration of the meeting.
minutes of the last meeting held on Monday 5 March 2018 were agreed
as an accurate record and the following updates were given.
Police And Communities Together
GMP was unable to send a representative to this
meeting. It was confirmed that PCSO
Colin Taylor still covers the area but is currently on annual
leave. Disappointment was expressed
that no GMP staff turned up for the last two Police And Community Together Meetings. This forum is a Council meeting and not a Police
meeting and for many reasons, operationally or otherwise, GMP staff
cannot always attend but will whenever possible.
· A very large and dangerous pothole, which was marked for repair three months ago, on the Bamford bound carriageway on Bury Road near Mellor Street.
· A hole appeared on Tyrone Drive at the junction with Woodtop Avenue. Three barriers have been put round the hole, and it appears to be getting bigger and residents are concerned the road could sink.
· A very large and dangerous pothole on the roundabout at Edenfield Road and Bagslate Moor Road.
· Martlett Avenue is rutted and grooved along the length where the tarmac is joined and some of the gulleys have dropped and need making good.
Rochdale Town Centre
Date and time of the next meeting
Monday 20 August 2018 at 6.30pm in Bamford Chapel