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Plenty to discuss at Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum

Press Release   •   Feb 22, 2013 12:48 GMT

A packed agenda awaits residents when Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum meets on Tuesday 12 March at the Elms Centre starting at 6.30pm.

The meeting will include a range of presentations and discussion topics including:

  • Welfare reform - changes to welfare benefits from April 2013. This will include changes to council tax benefit, housing benefit, disability related benefits and the social fund
  • Recycling update - what has been achieved since October 2011 and the challenges ahead
  • StreetSafe - 20mph speed limits and zones

The meeting will also feature the usual open forum and public question time, and updates from the police. There will be a chance to speak to local police officers before the meeting, from 6pm.

Councillor Ken Audin, forum chair, said: “We hope that local residents will come along and join us at the meeting. The agenda is on important issues and we want to hear the views of local people.”

ENDS

Press release issued: 22 February 2013.