Leadgate Taskforce Feb 2017 Report

An overview of what the Leadgate Taskforce has been up to in February 2017

First of a number of planning meetings for Leadgate XMAS 2017 was held and thanks to Liam Carr for attending giving an insight/feedback on Medomsley's XMAS Celebrations

Please keep an eye out for more updates as we go forward, also if anyone wants to help with the planning please do Get in Touch

On the Shop Local Campaign leaflets have now been handed out to shops in the village. The First Free "Listing Advert" has now been produced for Salon 19, on Watling Street

If you are (or know someone who is) a Leadgate based trader or work from home please do get in contact to get your FREE Business Directory listing and arrange a meeting regarding doing an "advert" similar to Salon 19.

Please email me on richardjudd@leadgatevillage.org.uk. We look forward to hearing from you

Janet Lavery and Richard Judd have met and are going through the process to become Sustrans Volunteers on the C2C Cycleway in Leadgate. More Volunteers are needed and welcome. Please get in touch to discuss or visit the Sustrans website.

Working with Steph Walker an "advert" for the Leadgate Legacy Gym has been designed and is now on www.leadgatevillage.org.uk under the Facilities tab under the Leadgate Community Centre.

Big Spring Clean 2017 Litter Pick is happening Saturday 4th March 2017. all equipement and bags being provided by the County Council. A meeting took place with Geofrey Knight from the Civic Pride team to talk through.  More support welcome and thanks to the Jolly Drovers for supporting in terms an offer of Free Tea/Coffee after the Litter Pick. Also thanks to Linda Pears for producing posters for the event

An information event with a talk from Land of Oak & Iron was held on Saturday 25th Feb. More opportunties to get involved in some of their projects in due course. Thanks to Pauline and Alan Parker for help with hire of the Scout Hut for the event

David Lavery and Les Reay also attended the Site meeting for the Leadgate Area Partnership managed project at Watling Woods following the securing of funding from Tesco's. The project hopefully will start in the Spring. If you would like to get involved please do get in contact with Andy Plan the Secretary of the Partnership

March is going to be a busy Month too. Dog Fouling follow up meeting with Civic Pride and Neighbourhood Warden contacts has been arranged

Watch out for details coming soon for our first Social Event in April.

Richard Judd

Chair of Leadgate Taskforce

tel 01207 592627 and mobile 07786014793






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