With the introduction of the Localism Act, your Conservative Administration has created a new cabinet position aimed specifically at promoting public engagement and participation, and encouraging the creation of the ’Big Society’ locally.
With construction of the second harbour crossing, the Conservative Administration continues to look forward, with a mission to provide greater community engagement, respect for the past, and secure a prosperous future for Poole residents.
Although faced with reduced Government support and funding due to the previous Labour Government’s economic mismanagement, Conservatives aim to protect the most vulnerable in our society, whilst maintaining and enhancing the services that we provide for our residents.
Many of you will have seen the first lifting of Poole’s iconic Twin Sails Bridge last month. The Bridge is on track for its opening in March 2012; both on time and on budget and at no cost to the Poole Council taxpayer.
The Conservative Administration is very aware and supportive of the need for the Port of Poole to continue to make a strong contribution to the local economy as well as any development being in sympathy with the maritime heritage of the Town.
Is your garden too much for you to upkeep? Are you interested in keeping an allotment? . If your answer to either of these questions is ‘yes’ you could benefit from a potential pilot scheme Cllr Peter Adams is proposing to introduce.
A Council’s responsibilities are many and varied and whilst planning frequently grabs the headlines large and complicated decisions as to what is best for Poole and the people of Poole have to be made.