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Venue: Raynes Park Library

Contact: Consultation and Community Engagement Team 

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Welcome and Introductions

In the Chair:  Cllr Anthony Fairclough


Open forum

An opportunity to raise any other issue of local interest not covered elsewhere on the agenda.    Kindly email your request in advance of the meeting to: and


Wide reaching general discussion on ideas in the Raynes Park area

           Rubbish and recycling collections [Claire Walsh, waste team & Veolia rep]

           Environnemental issues [Cllr David Dean]

           Planning matters [Kris Witherington]

           Review on number of Councillors and Ward boundaries [Chris Edge]

           Town Centre Developments & events [Tony Edwards]

i.          Astro turf and benches on South Side

ii.         Removal of bins on north side

iii.        Bulb planting

iv.        Railway

v.         Improvements and funding available

vi.        Ward allocation scheme suggestions from residents [Anthony Fairclough]

           Farmers Market [Simon Greig]

           Summer festival starting 28th June & Christmas Festival [David Hirst]

           Business issues

i.          Local Business group [Tony Edwards]

ii.         Business rates and LBM Discretion [Chris Edge]

           Business and residential parking [Chris Edge]

i.          Residential permits

ii.         Business Permits

iii.        20-minute free parking on existing meters on north side


Date of next meeting

Thursday 19 September 2019 Cllr Eloise Bailey

Thursday 5 December 2019 Cllr Pauline Cowper

Tuesday 31 March 2020 Cllr Adam Bush