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Minutes of 120th meeting on 20th January 2015


Minutes of 120th meeting on 20th January 2015.

Present: John F Kay (Vice - Chairman), Brian Holden, Barry Horner, Bob Furnell, Bob Weatherley, Ken Rosbotham, Keith Hallam, Joanne Adamson, Jonathan Balham, I Graham, N Sumner, Jackie Carmichael, Sarah Hargreaves, Judith Hargreaves, Janet Flounder

Wayne Poole from RMBC

Apologies: Peter Evans, Cllr Ann Stott

  1. Littleborough Neighbourhood Forum
    1.  No new issues
  2. Durn Marina and Tour Boat Project
    1. The Durn Development Brief produced by RMBC was introduced by Wayne Poole and discussed in some length.
    2. The problems as indicated by those who lived at Durn were access due to the narrow roads and Mechplant whose site split the development.
    3. Wayne agreed that any communications received within a week would be considered in the consultation
    4. The Group were still keen to have a Marina on the old council yard at Scholfield Street
  3. Bob Furnell updated the group on progress with the Boat
  4.     Canal & River Trust
    1. The “Adopt a Canal” Scheme  will commence shortly
  5.   Akzo Nobel Site
    1. No matters to report
  6.  Rochdale Canal Society
    1. No matters to report
  7.  Any other Business 

8. Next meetings: Tuesdays 17th February, 17th march and 21st April 2015.

  all at 19.30h in United Reformed Church, Victoria Street, Littleborough.


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