Buntingford Journal Assessment Journal
We recently undertook the assessment process led by committee member Glyn Jones and it is a pleasure to summarise the results for you as well as indicate areas for development.
WORK FOR A TOWN TO BE PROUD OF
Improved targeting of donations. Increased membership.Role in improving Layston Gardens.Save our Streets pilot studies. Gaining recognition of the Rib's poor condition.Restoring ancient artefacts such as the milestone.
CIVIC PRIDE IN ALL AGE GROUPS
Participation in projects with Freman College and student membership of executive committee.
HELP SHAPE BUNTINGFORD'S FUTURE WHILST SAFEGUARDING ITS PAST
Review and respond to planning applications.Contribute to decision process on key issues such as Licensing Act 2003.
Membership of Neighbourhood Panel.Active role in P3 developments.Evidence on East of England Plan and direct support of CPRE.
COMMUNICATIONS AND PARTICIPATION
Ensuring the editorial independence of the Journal and increasing readership. Creating a web-site with access to key partners such as ANTAS, EEACTS,CPRE and Civic Trust. Keynote speakers.Membership of BTC committees and attendance at Community Voice meetings.Active presence on Carnival Day and other events in Buntingford.
AREAS FOR DEVELOPMENT
Increase involvement with other organisations with similar aims within the Town, County and Region. Promote the Civic Society more widely.Develop transgenerational programmes.Fully utilise our financial resouces on regeneration projects.
As you can see it is a formidable collection of results by an outstanding group of voulnteers who have more than earned my total respect and deserve all the accolades that come their way from their fellow townsfolk.
Derek K Cooper, Chairman. March 2006.