May 16, 2012 in Whipton Barton
- Birchy Barton Hill: rocking speed cushion reported and due to be repaired
- Carlyon Gardens: sections of footway to be resurfaced
- Honeylands Drive: police have identified the individual responsible for criminal damage in the area
- Lloyds Crescent: Leylandii trees removed (pictured)
- Ribston Avenue: ‘A’ buses running engines during layovers reported to Stagecoach
- Ringswell Avenue: a traffic regulation order for parking restrictions is due to be advertised shortly
- Sycamore Close: rubbish behind a garage to the rear of the bungalows reported
- Thornpark Rise: poor quality of road resurfacing reported
- Vaughan Road: grass cutting plan agreed (pictured)
- Whipton Labour Club: the club is now serving food – pop in and ask for details
- Wilton Way: debris cleared from the Green
Graffiti – PCSO Justin Willis has reported that police area aware of an ongoing problem with graffiti, particularly around Hamlin Lane and the playing fields. The City Council graffiti-removal operatives have been
informed. If you witness graffiti or any other anti-social behaviour, please call police on the non-emergency number 101. In case of emergency you should call 999.
Internal Redecoration Programme Update – Blocks of flats around the ward have been having their communal staircases redecorated. Flats in Hamlin Gardens and Headland Crescent are now complete, and work is ongoing to flats in Lloyds Crescent and Hillyfield Road. Brookway and Thornberry Avenue are also due to be redecorated this year. The full programme of work for 2012/13 has not yet been finalised but residents will be kept informed of plans.
Community Diamond Jubilee Flower Planting Project – Cllr Olwen Foggin has provided money from her locality budget for the planting of primroses and bluebells in Vaughan Road in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Planting will take place in the early autumn.