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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Tuesday 23rd November, starting at 9.30am in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Thursday 21st October, starting at 5.15pm in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Monday 27th September, starting at 1pm in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Monday 23rd August, starting at 9.30am in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Thursday 22nd July, starting at 5pm in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Wednesday 23rd June, starting at 1pm in the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Oops. Just discovered today that I’d forgotten to put in the automated notices of Castle NAP meetings for the rest of the year, but I have now rectified that, and there should be an automated announcement for each of the rest of this year’s meetings around a week before they happen.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Monday 23rd November, starting at 1pm in the North Committee Room of the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Just to let those of you in Colchester know, the next meeting of the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel will be on Friday 23rd October, starting at 9.30am in the North Committee Room of the Town Hall.

Any residents can come along and raise issues that they want the NAP to deal with, or if you can’t make it to the meeting, then please leave a comment or email me with your problem and I’ll raise it for you. For more information see the Colchester Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership website.

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Unfortunately, I had to leave the Castle Neighbourhood Action Panel meeting early yesterday because of it clashing with the Policy Review and Development Panel meeting, so I don’t have a huge amount to report from it. However, the problems of parking on new estates has come up again, and we’re continuing to try and find out from Essex Highways when certain roads might be adopted so we can bring them into our parking regulations. This is becoming a particular problem in certain areas where the developers aren’t interested in enforcing any parking restrictions, so a free-for-all ensues.

The other major issue I was there for concerned the structure of NAP meetings. At present, there are two sections to the meeting – an open one, where members of the public can attend and bring their problems and queries for the Panel to discuss and consider, followed by a closed session where the Panel can discuss the issues in greater depth. The question being asked is whether that’s the best way to proceed and whether its the model adopted elsewhere in the county and the country. The problem comes with the NAP being seen as secretive – especially when having to ask members of the public to leave once their particular problem has been discussed – but the counter to that is that certain matters, especially concerning information from the police and people who don’t want to be publicly identified as complaining about something, have to be discussed in private. I’d be grateful for any thoughts, comments or suggestions people might have on this.

I’ve also got the full schedule of meetings for the NAP until the end of 2010, which is below the ‘read more’ link:

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