Ambitious plans move ahead

PUBLISHED: 07:05 04 May 2006 | UPDATED: 09:13 24 May 2010

A THRIVING youth club, village improvements and a community computer were some of the achievements highlighted at an annual parish council meeting. Almost 100 residents crammed into the Coronation Hall in Bleadon to hear parish council chairman Penny Skel

A THRIVING youth club, village improvements and a community computer were some of the achievements highlighted at an annual parish council meeting.Almost 100 residents crammed into the Coronation Hall in Bleadon to hear parish council chairman Penny Skelley deliver the good news.A free internet ready computer was now available in the village post office.Mrs Skelley also told the audience progress on the ambitious village plan was going ahead but more slowly than expected.Nearly 300 households have returned a detailed questionnaire saying what developments and improvements they would like to see in the village over the next 12 months, five years and 20 years.In the last 12 months, the parish council funded the resurfacing of the Coronation Hall car park and successfully lobbied North Somerset Council to install six dropped kerbs in the village.The parish council also handed over a grant for £1,000 to the resurgent village youth club for the second year in succession. The club has more than doubled its membership in the past year.

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