Making a connection

By Nigel Slater Thursday 17 January 2013 Updated: 24/01 14:11

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PERSHORE councillors have been out and about to hear the views and concerns of people living and working in the town.

Wychavon District councillors for Pershore Val Wood, David Brotheridge and Charles Tucker visited Pershore's Retail Market and ASDA store last week to find out what issues matter the most to residents and businesses.

The event was part of a series of events organised by Wychavon District Council titled 'Connecting With Communities' which provides a way for residents and businesses to meet with their local councillors and ensure their views are heard.

Issues discussed included car parking charges and ways in which empty shops in Pershore could be used in the future.

Coun Wood told the Observer: "The event was really positive and it proved a great opportunity for people and residents to come and meet with their office councillors and discuss what matters to them. It is vital they do not feel isolated."

Coun David Brotheridge added: "Previous comments from the people and businesses we've spoken to have been constructive and positive about the role we can play in improving things at a local level and how we can work together in the future."

One of the businesses to have benefitted from the event were Team Dynamics Motorsport Limited who were visited by Coun Tucker.

Team manager Peter Crolla said: "It was nice to hear from councillor Tucker and the council and for them to take the time to listen and understand our needs and concerns.

"We are looking forward to seeing how we can work together in improving the area to suit our business better.”

For more information about the Connecting with Communities events visit www.wychavon.gov.uk/connecting.

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