Councillors have agreed to grant money for the Wickford Christmas lights.
The Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee met on 25 September to go through proposals for a number of initiatives to help support communities. One of them being the Wickford Christmas lights and have agreed to grant £10,000 out of the £163,000 allocated for several other projects.
Wickford Christmas lights was one of the priorities in the Borough following the Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee on 3 July 2019.
The other priorities include:
- Town Centre Working Groups
- Enforcement cameras to reduce flytipping in hotspots across the borough
- A new gate for the Paddocks Community Hall car park to reduce anti-social behaviour
- Additional waste bins in areas of need around the borough.
Chair of the Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee Councillor David Harrison said:
“We are pleased to be able to make this funding available across the borough – all will bring benefits to the community”