of the Broomwood Community Association
Residents in attendance
Paul Huxley Keith Gleave Sharon Gleave Chris Fitzsimmons Tina Huxley Renu Duggal
Abhi Duggal Bill OHara Diane Hibberd Joan Lloyd Grant McKenzie Vera Statham
E Winstanley H Winstanley Joe Statham - Kath Warrington Betty Fletcher
Other agencies represented
Mansar Iqbal (Youth Service) Tony Fishwick (Councillor) PC 19142 Brady
Katy Hailes (G-Force)
Jane Brophy (Councillor) Mark Burrows (Youth Centre Mgr) Debbie Gorman (TMBC) Marie Toboni (TMBC) Graham Brady (MP) Jacqueline Curtis (Trafford Primary Care Trust)
Police Issues discussed prior to remainder of agenda
Brady was thanked for his attendance and positive input
This years highlights were listed as being
Chair went on to say that he felt this year was a year of consolidation with
some disappointments but many successes. He then went on to thank everyone
involved especially Grant for his sterling work with our community website,
Keith for his excellent work editing and producing the newsletter, Sharon, Tina,
Joe, Joan and Renu for the wonderful support for all we do and their enthusiasm
to do good for their community.
were then given for the next three quarterly public meetings. They are 17th
Jan 2005, 18th April 2005 and 11th July 2005.
accounts were presented and accepted by the meeting as a true and accurate
record, They were then signed by the Chair and Treasurer
Chair Paul Huxley nominated by Sharon Gleave and seconded by Joe Statham
Vice Chair Sharon Gleave nominated by Tina Huxley and seconded by Joe Statham.
Treasurer - Keith Gleave nominated by Tina and seconded by Joan
Grant McKenzie nominated by Paul and seconded by Tina
four were accepted by the meeting unanimously. It was agreed to consider fixed
terms at the next meeting to encourage greater participation.
were accepted by the meeting unanimously
were accepted by the meeting unanimously
had already commented upon in Chairs report. It was noted that the membership
had now been opened to the 9 recognised areas of deprivation from the initial
Current info. indicated that the Doctors surgery could possibly be started in Nov/Dec along with the demolition of the flats over the service road and the old post office, the new house/flat buildings, new parking and disability access issues at the shops. Thanks were expressed to Tony Fishwick and Grant McKenzie for raising the profile of the disability issues around the shops.
was mentioned at this point that the Health Visitors were planning to take a
wheelchair around the Estate to highlight problems around access.
was noted that the most current information was that expressed in the
long discussion ensued with concern being expressed by all parties about delays
in the proposed development, current increase in damage and graffiti, cost of
continuous repairs, low usage, problems with a certain YPs with a lack of
responsibility for their actions and what was being done about it. Mansar from
TYS said that proactive action was being actively pursued in an attempt to
challenge this behaviour and that in other areas with similar problems police
prosecutions had been instigated. It was generally agreed that this was
refreshing and positive and should be supported. Mansar offered to write an
article for the Broomwoodvoice.
commented that the subgroups were now getting established and that it was hoped
that they would produce good results.
and Keith reported that they felt that the meetings were very useful and
informative and that we should continue to support this panel.
party is on 12th December 12.30pm. Joe has put adverts in the shops
and asked people to spread the word as we would like to get as many to attend as
possible. IVHA are to be approached for support. The meeting will followed by a
Carol Service with a presentation by the children of the Broomwood.
was noted that this issue is on the agendas of the Housing & Environment
subgroups on 16th November at the Youth Centre. This meeting is open
to the general public and it hoped that progress would be made in this area.
17th January 2005
meeting closed at approx 8pm