Senior boss ready to Deal in questions

Lord Peter Smith
Lord Peter Smith

Events designed to allow residents to have their say on the council’s Deal initiative will be held in Atherton and Atherleigh.

A question and answer session will be at Atherton Community School on Thursday, November 3, between 5.30pm and 8pm, with council chief executive Donna Hall and council leader Lord Smith.

The weeks of action are all about focusing on individual communities to improve the borough as a whole and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of the council and the public working together to do this.

Lord Smith

Throughout the week, Atherton and Atherleigh residents will be encouraged to find out how they can get involved in local activities and how they can work with the council to improve their local area.

Lord Smith said: “We’re coming to the end of what has been another successful year of the Deal in Action weeks and we’ve taken on board all the questions and issues residents have raised throughout the weeks since 2015.

“The weeks of action are all about focusing on individual communities to improve the borough as a whole and is a great opportunity to highlight the importance of the council and the public working together to do this.

There will also be a second session similar to the Have Your Say on Tuesday, November 15 for residents to attend, specifically around planning concerns.