Agenda

Bulletin No: IB/991, Councillors' Information Bulletin
Tuesday, 10th September, 2019

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1.

Delegated Planning Decisions pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Delegated planning decisions for the week beginning 2 September 2019 are attached.  Contact for enquiries: Jean McPherson, Group Manager: Development Management on 01293 438577.

2.

Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders pdf icon PDF 28 KB

The following documents are attached in relation to Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders:

 

·         List of Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders.

·         Queensway, Three Bridges (Appendix A).

·         Various Roads: Veteran Car Run Route (Appendix B).

Additional documents:

3.

Annual Audit Letter for the Year Ended 31 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The Annual Audit Letter for the year ended 31 Match 2019 is attached.

4.

Arts Council England national Lottery Projects Grant: Same Sky - THRIVE

Crawley Borough Council has successfully applied to Arts Council England for £13,150 to deliver the THRIVE programme.

 

CBC will commission arts charity Same Sky to work with local artists and cultural groups leading to a celebratory, place-making event featuring a community parade, music, dance, food and fireworks in Memorial Garden on Saturday 30 November. Same Sky is the largest arts charity in the South East. It works with communities to create unique, participatory and inclusive projects that empower them to celebrate neighbourhoods and history.

 

Same Sky will train and support a local artist workshop team and create a community/school workshop programme to target, amongst others, areas of deprivation and hard to reach communities.

 

Workshops in eight schools including primary and SEND schools will make 3D lanterns for the parade and secondary schools large-scale, illuminated sculptures. Community workshops will take place at partner venues The Hawth theatre, Crawley Library and Museum.

 

Same Sky will light up Memorial Gardens using civic lighting elements and host a music stage, community stalls and activities programme. A community parade around the town centre will feature participants from the workshops showcasing lanterns 3D sculptures and return to the gardens for a finale of music and fireworks.

5.

Police Crime Commission Violence Reduction Unit Fund: Audio Active

Crawley Borough Council has successfully bid to the Police Crime Commission Violence Reduction Unit Fund for £40,000 to work with music charity Audio Active to deliver a diversionary programme of activity for young people.

 

AudioActive is a Brighton-based, ground breaking music organisation working with young people at the meeting point of technology and contemporary urban culture using music as a tool for personal development and social change.  It has an extensive track record of co-designing innovative and effective creative responses to difficult societal problems and anti-social behaviour across East and West Sussex.

 

Audio Active will create a programme to include:

·         A broad, universal programme of activity working with Crawley Community Youth Service, and at key locations including Maidenbower, Skatepark, Broadfield to engage with young people and identify further need

·         Working with schools to create an early intervention programme

·         Attending face-to-face meetings with schools and meetings with young people and teachers

·         Processing referrals

·         Creating targeted intervention with individuals including 1:1 mentoring

·         Building trusting & positive relationships with young people

·         Promoting progression opportunities both within and beyond the programme to young people

·         Leading on delivery of potential ‘Ciphers’, open air informal Rap Jams /Music sessions at hotspots. These will aim to engage young people who may not engage through schools or venue based work.

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Press Releases

Press releases are available at www.crawley.gov.uk/news