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Should we be growing more of our own food?
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This presentation is by the Kings Fund. They write "This timeline picks out some of the key trends – from changes in population make-up to advances in technology – that will affect how health and social care is delivered over the next 20 years. Find out more about our trends in health and social care."

There are some challenging changes in front of us in Formby, what are your views?
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12th - 13th January Could see some snow
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Christmas is a-coming....

Some brief thoughts over a cup of coffee in the village:
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That's a great idea!!!!
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Contractors were out in the village this morning preparing the sites for replanting  trees. All part of the village improvement plan drawn up by Formby Parish Council.
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Come and be a member of the Formby community. Share your ideas, your views, your skills, get to know to know each other better. Find ways to collaborate for the benefit of all.
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Here's a video that explains the idea behind these on-line communities.
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An on-line community centre for the residents and friends of Formby. Guidelines: Please respect each other avoid unacceptable language or abuse.

Sean Brady
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Both Formby Parish Council and Little Altcar Council have now agreed to combine efforts in leading the development of a Neighbourhood Plan for the whole of Formby.

Sefton MBC have agreed to redraft the boundary of the to reflect that proposal.

A small group of residents and Councillors are beginning to work on gathering information and suggesting the scope of the plan.

Do you want to join in?

Add your suggestions in this part of the Formby Community site here on Google+.
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Communities now have new powers to shape development through Neighbourhood Planning, a new right introduced through the Localism Act 2011. 

It allows communities to prepare:
• Neighbourhood Development Plans;
• Neighbourhood Development Orders; and
• Community Right to Build Orders.

Who can undertake Neighbourhood Planning?

If there’s a parish or town council, that is the only body that can lead on neighbourhood planning. If there isn’t a parish or town council, then a community group known as a neighbourhood forum needs to be established to lead the process.

Formby Parish Council and Little Altcar Parish Council will soon start this process.

This section of the Formby On-line Community Centre is available for you to contribute your views and questions.
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Sean Brady
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Next 2 to 3 months will see some difficult issues to deal with in Formby.
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A classically high tide at Formby courtesy of mich ael
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Christmas Clinics Opening Times
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The old 'Village Green' where there used to be regular markets in times past. The Cross House Inn will host a new version of the Dickensian Day celebrations this Saturday 8th December from 10am - 4pm .

Lots of stalls and fun for Children including pony rides (weather permitting).
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During December Formby library is also hosting a talk by a local author and a Christmas Choir event which will include performances from six local primary schools.
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