Come and join us to help impove the area
Halfway Community Council calls for new members
Halfway Community Council is calling for residents in the area to join them.
The group is actively trying to improve things in the Halfway area, and with community council elections looming, have a total of 18 spaces to be filled.
The area also covers the communities of Flemington, Cairns, Hallside, Overton, Lightburn, Westburn, Newton, Drumsagard, Hallside and Greenlees.
Secretary Jim Walker said: “Due to changes relating to the Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils we are required to hold an election for community councillors.
“If you are concerned about the lack of youth and community facilities in the Halfway area we would love to have you join us as we begin our campaign to change things for the better.
“Having a full compliment of 18 new community councilors would send a strong message to the powers that be and show them we mean business.
“We are looking for a range of people to help us in our campaign, including retired people with some time on their hands who would like to support our young people. Parents of young families concerned about the lack of facilities and would like to help us make Halfway a great place to bring up their children.
“We are looking for anyone concerned at the bad name given to Halfway by a small minority and would like to do something about it.
“There are now 18 vacancies to be filled and the closing date for nominations is August 28 2014. Forms are available from Halfway Library or download from our online document library.
“Please ensure you complete a nomination form and the Code of Conduct Form.
“Ignore all references to the nominee electoral number.”
Working hard Halfway Community Council are doing their bit to improve the area, including Halfway Park
Member call Jim Walker is secretary of Halfway Community Council