Agenda

How to encourage thriving villages, Gravesham Rural Forum
Tuesday, 31st March, 2009 7.00 pm

Venue: Meopham School, Wrotham Road, Meopham, Kent DA13 0AH

Contact: Will Farmer  01622 694032

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome – Mr Mike Snelling (Chair)

2.

Apologies

3.

Any Declarations of Interest

4.

Activities for young people– presentation by Nigel Crocker, Senior Youth Practitioner for Gravesham from Kent Youth Services regarding local issues that young people face and the services that are currently provided in the rural area for young people.

5.

Group Sessions: table discussions regarding activities for young people in the rural area facilitated by members and officers

6.

Summary of table discussions: Brief feedback from each of the tables on the priorities and issues identified

7.

Public transport - presentation by a representative from Arriva buses. Also present will be a member of KCC’s transport integration team to answer questions on bus route planning in the area.

8.

Group Sessions: table discussions regarding the local priorities for public transport

9.

Summary of table discussions:

Brief feedback from each of the tables on the priorities and issues identified.

10.

Question time -

general questions regarding GBC, KCC or Parish Services to Members and Officers present

11.

Future Discussion Topics: Brief discussion on topics to consider at future meetings.