Drop-in for update on town sites’ progress
Residents are being invited to find out about the latest updates on a number of key sites in Alnwick.
A community drop-in is being held at the Northumberland Hall on Saturday, from 10am to 3pm, organised by the Alnwick Forum, a partnership between Northumberland County Council and Alnwick Town Council, as a follow-up to November’s open day, where people gave their views on a range of issues.
It will give an update on plans and progress on a number of key sites, including the former Duchess’s Community High School site, the Lindisfarne site, the Playhouse and Narrowgate.
Forum members and county councillors Gordon Castle and Robbie Moore said: “The Alnwick Forum is more than just a place to discuss ideas. With town and county councillors at its heart and officers in support, it is already beginning to make things happen for our town.”
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Coun Richard Wearmouth, cabinet member for economic development with the county council, added: “We know from the earlier drop-in event how passionate local residents are about their home town. We want to consult with the local community and keep them fully informed and I hope this follow up event will be well attended. If you have ideas and views, now is the time to give them.”
Mayor of Alnwick, Coun Alan Symmonds, said: “This is an important update event which will give feedback on the progress that is being made on some significant sites in the town.”