Loughborough Echo

‘Help to shape priorities for next four years’

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PEOPLE have been urged to have their say on a major blueprint for council services as the consultati­on approaches its end date of January 21.

Leicesters­hire County Council is encouragin­g residents to comment on its aims for the next four years.

Key priorities include tackling climate change, protecting vulnerable people, creating jobs and improving transport.

Residents are urged to have their say at www.leicesters­hire. gov.uk/the-strategic-plan

Councillor Pam Posnett, cabinet member for communitie­s, said: “Engagement so far has been excellent, with lots of residents having their say on our new strategic plan.

“Though we’re nearing the end of our consultati­on period, there’s still time for you to get involved and comment on the things most important to you.

“Our strategic plan will help us to deliver excellent services whilst providing value for money to Leicesters­hire residents.

“The strategic plan will help decide the direction of our county for the next few years, so I’d urge everyone to get involved and have their say.

For paper copies, or other formats, please email mailto:policy@leics.gov.uk or call 0116 305 0527.

The council would also welcome the opportunit­y to present and discuss the draft plan with any community groups, businesses, or partner organisati­ons. Email policy@leics. gov.uk, or call 0116 305 0527, to arrange a date.

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