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Minutes 136th Meeting held the 21st July 2016

Littleborough Canalside Development Group

Minutes of the 136th Meeting held the 21st June 2016 at Hare Hill House Littleborough at 7.30pm


Peter Evans (in the chair), Brian Holden, Barry Horner, Ian Jackson, John F Kay, Cllr Ann Stott, Bob Weatherley,

Apologies. Keith Hallam

  1. The Minutes of the meeting on 17th May 2016 were approved

       2.The C & RT Pennine Waterways Meeting held 27th April 2016 and attended by Ian Jackson and Bob Weatherley was discussed in detail.  The intention of RMBC to require the developer of its land to build phase 1 of the Durn Marina had been noted.

        3.It seems that there have been meetings between C & RT and Local Councillors. Ann Stott will make enquiries to see if Rochdale MBC is involved

        4. John Kay reported that the contact with Rochdale MBC, Mark Prestwich, had left the council. He was trying to get another named person  (next day we were given the name Nigel MacDonald)

        5. Bob Weatherley has been away and had not yet take further the issue of a Cover for the Boat. However on his travels he had seem a tour boat belonging to C & RT moored in an unlikely place. He was making enquiries.

        6.     Flood Damage repairs were discussed further. Also the need to advertise the Rochdale Canal if we are to get back visitors for the next season

         7.   In Bob Furnell’s absence there was no report on the Canalside café or the adopt a canal scheme

         8.There has been no movement on the Akzo Nobel Site

         9. It was agreed that future meetings will be held at hare Hill House and that John Kay will terminate the arrangement with United Reform Church on Victoria Street Littleborough

        10 The dates of the next meetings are

Tuesday 19th July 2016

Tuesday 16th August 2016

Tuesday 20th September 2016


Contact Information

Littleborough Canalside Development Group

Bent House Cottage
Halifax Road
OL15 0JB

Tel: 01706 376775

Meeting times

Meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday each month starting at 7.30pm

The group is now meeting at 

Hare Hill House, Hare Hill Park Littleborough OL15 9HF