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Aim Action Lead Body Partners When Progress Achieved?
Section 1: THE COMMUNITY          
 Investigate the possibility of holding more community events, especially an annual village fete Publicise a meeting to setup a committee to agree and organise an event Clare Town Council   Clare Business Association Local Organisations Clare Focus Meeting within four months First event within a year Support of Playing Field Association Community event with a view to help to expand in future years. General meeting was held in March
Inform the relevant Councils regarding current level of public awareness. Publicise findings to relevant councils Steering Group St Edmundsbury Council Suffolk County Council December 2010 St Edmundsbury  Borough Council has been informed After elections SCC will be informed
To encourage greater use of communication methods available within Clare Review the role of all communication tools in use Clare Town Council   Library Clare Focus Clare Business Association September 2011 It had been agreed that the  Focus/Haverhill life will have a link with Clare website Pete Phillips appointed councillor re website Review has taken place New notice board to be put in place in Pashlers Alley
Ensure that the Police are aware of the low level of concerns regarding how respondents contact them and the anti-social issues that a small number of respondents are experiencing.   Inform the Police Authorities of the findings Steering Group Police Authorities December 2010 Meeting has taken place and issues discussed Achieved
Section 3: SHOPS & SERVICES          
Investigate the provision of an indoor/outdoor market Seek guidance from other local Markets Explore possibility of international markets/ local/Farmers' Market. Establish frequency of market. Consider effect on current parking provision on  Market Hill Seek venues Clare Business Association   Clare Town Council St Edmundsbury.BC Market Traders Federation -website: Throughout 2011 Italian market has happened Jan 2011 More markets to be contacted Famers market to be considered.
To request a continuation of dialogue with relevant authorities to resolve the parking problem Pass findings of report (sections 3 and 7) to relevant bodies. Clare Town Council   St Edmundsbury BC Suffolk County Council Ongoing Dialogue continues. Contact to be made for update from Town Council
Review provision of additional shops/services requested by respondents Clare Business Association to review and respond to findings of plan. Clare Business Association Clare Town Council St Edmundsbury BC Ongoing More likely to be met by supply and demand
Section 4: EDUCATION          
To investigate the provision of adult education classes in specified subjects. To contact relevant bodies with a view to them setting-up classes in Clare Steering Group West Suffolk College St Edmundsbury BC Suffolk CC U3A (University of the 3rd Age) Local societies December 2010 On hold re Community School Advertise for tuition in subjects on Pashlers alley board
To investigate the provision of holiday and after-school clubs. To inform local providers of the report findings and Suffolk County Council. Steering Group Local schools Suffolk County Council September 2010 Club running Achieved
Section 5: HOUSING & DEVELOPMENT          
To ensure that the views of Clare's residents regarding future housing and development are fully understood. To inform relevant bodies of the report findings and monitor response. Clare Town Council St Edmundsbury BC Clare Business Association   Ongoing Affordable housing HASTO has been appointed to look at sites
To refer the preferred locations and types of housing to relevant local authorities for reference during the planning process. To inform relevant bodies of the report findings and monitor response. Clare Town Council St Edmundsbury BC   Ongoing Discussions ongoing under Local Development Framework
To consider the provision of more light industrial facilities. To respond to the findings of the Community Plan. Clare Business Association St Edmundsbury BC Ongoing Chamber of Commerce to be asked for advice
Section 6: LEISURE, SOCIAL AND SPORT          
 To investigate feasibility of enhancing leisure facilities in Clare ·         To liaise with Country Park management to extend the Park's facilities ·         To investigate greater provision of footpaths/cycle routes ·         To investigate which leisure facilities at the Middle School site can be used for community use? Clare Town Council & Suffolk County Council Clare Town Council Suffolk County Council Country park Liaison Group December 2010
  • In abeyance re future of park. Discussions are in progress
  • Town Council rep to refer to councillor with responsibility for footpaths etc. Including investigation of footpath opposite Sheepgate Lane up to the school
Section 7:  TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORT          
Review the bus routes and timetables to encourage more use of public transport. Continue reviewing bus routes/schedules/affordability with the current operator and other operators that may be able to offer a wider range of through/originating services. Clare Town Council St. Edmundsbury Borough Council. Suffolk County Council. Transport Operators. Transport Consultative Committee. Ongoing Dialogue re coach service to Cambridge. Impact of SCC needs to be monitored.. Possibility of rush hour services School run to Bury being investigated
To review the limitation on HGV traffic through Clare To inform the relevant body of the report findings regarding HGV traffic in Clare. Clare Town Council.   Suffolk County Council.   Ongoing To be done. Stastics to be gathered.Clare Society and PC  (June Smith) to be approached re count
Explore the feasibility of traffic calming measures within Clare. Consult with Highway Authority and police to determine the value of such measures. Clare Town Council.   Suffolk County Council. Suffolk Police.   Ongoing PC has looked at Traffic calming measures. JM will consult police.
Explore the possibilities of pedestrian crossings in Clare. Explore the viability and possible sites within Clare. Clare Town Council Suffolk County Council   Ongoing Discussions are happening.
To consider ways to improve quality of life in Clare To report findings regarding dog fouling, traffic pollution and take appropriate action. Clare Town Council   Ongoing New street cleaners are working well. People have been identified and approached and Dog Warden informed. No progress on traffic pollution yet. Link to HGV action.
To liaise with appropriate bodies concerning local street lighting levels To note the areas highlighted by the report and take appropriate action. Clare Town Council Suffolk County Council Suffolk Police Authority December 2010 PC has taken note of plan. Discussions with SCC
Section 9: MOBILITY & ACCESS TO SERVICES          
To refer the issues of pavement obstruction to the relevant authorities. To inform the relevant bodies regarding wheelie bin obstruction, vehicle obstruction & cycling on pavements. Steering Group St Edmundsbury BC Suffolk Police December 2010 BC has been informed. Awaiting response. Cycle problems seem to have abated in some areas Police area aware of vehicle obs.
To refer the issue of poor pavement surface and pavement maintenance to the relevant authority. To inform the relevant body regarding poor pavement surfacing in Clare Clare Town Council Suffolk County Council Ongoing PC have informed SCC about problem areas
To investigate the possible provision of NHS dental and chiropody services in Clare. Approach the relevant bodies regarding the local need for chiropody and dental health services . Steering Group NHS Clare Business Association Doctor's surgeries December 2010 Surgeries have been approached. New reforms NHS may help await outcome. JM to approach surgeries
Section 10: YOUTH SURVEY          
To investigate the provision of additional recreational facilities for young people in Clare Contact relevant organisations with proposals from Clare Youth. Committee to steer decisions regarding future facilities. Clare Town Council Contact local schools, youth organisations  County, Borough and Town councils County Council Youth Service Community Safety Partnerships July 2011 Engage leaders of youth groups. New school could supply accommodation. Aim would be to form a Youth Committee from leaders of youth groups. Possible Youth fair of local groups. RW will compile a register.