Andrew Mitchell MP has spoken and answered questions at the Wylde Green Neighbourhood Forum residents meeting and AGM which was held at Wylde Green community centre.
The hall was packed as residents were updated on another very active year by the forum. This was followed by a question and answer session with Andrew and briefing from New Hall Police.
A number of important local matters were discussed including waste and refuse, planning applications, crime and parking.
Andrew spoke about the changing nature of the Royal Town and the challenges facing our High Streets in the digital age. Andrew also spoke about policing in the local area.
Andrew answered a range of questions from residents including on the future of the Royal Town’s High Street, concerns about local developments and the speed of traffic on local roads. Andrew noted that waste collection continues to be a significant problem.
Commenting, Andrew Mitchell MP said: “I was very pleased to attend the AGM of the Wylde Green Neighbourhood Forum. It was another great opportunity to talk to local residents about their priorities for our Royal Town. I would like to thank Terry Wood for so ably organising and chairing the meeting and to all the local residents who came along to discuss local matters. Our town is lucky to have so many engaged local residents who really care about our community. It was good to have a chance to update them on my work and listen to their concerns and suggestions.”
Commenting, Chairman of Wylde Green Neighbourhood Forum , Terry Wood said: "Andrew's attendance and comments were well received and the number of residents attending reflected the importance of the occasion."