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GTDP Community Sub-Group

The GTDP Community Sub-Group was part of the Greater Thetford Development Partnership — an advisory body set to oversee the Thetford Sustainable Extension and other developments in the Town. Despite the GTDP having no formal powers, it is likely to have a lot of influence over the direction of the upcoming developments in Thetford. No local community groups are directly represented on the Board, and instead their input comes via a Community Sub-Group, whose chairman sat as a non-voting member of the main Board. The Sub-Group was disbanded by the GTDP Board in July 2019.

The Community Sub-Group comprised one representative from each of the three local parish and town councils (Thetford, Croxton, and Brettenham & Kilverstone), a representative from the Thetford Business Forum, and four co-opted community representatives. These representatives were selected from an open application process in February 2016.

Community Sub-Group Terms of Reference

For further details of the Sub-Group's members and meetings, please see below.

Sub-Group Members

Organisation Representative Position in Organisation Email Twitter
Community Representative Fiona Drew
Community Representative Stephen Hunt
Community Representative Position vacant
Community Representative Position vacant
Thetford Town Council Carla Barreto Town Councillor for Burrell Ward carla.b@(nospam)simplenorfolk.com
Croxton Parish Council Doug Stephen Parish Councillor doug.stephen@(nospam)btopenworld.com
Brettenham & Kilverstone Parish Council Rae Herries Parish Councillor
Thetford Business Forum Position vacant

∗ Sub-Group Chair and Community Representative on GTDP Board;   † Sub-Group Vice-Chair (vacant).

Meetings

The Community Sub-Group meetings were all open to the public. Time will be allocated for public questions at the start of each meeting, and members of the public can also contribute during the meeting at the invitation of the Chair. The agenda and papers for each meeting are usually published at least a week prior to the meeting.

See also the Breckland Committee page for the Community Sub-Group.

Wednesday 20th March 2019 (7–9pm; Thetford Guildhall)

Wednesday 16th January 2019 (7–9pm; Thetford Guildhall)

Wednesday 21st November 2018 (7–9pm; Thetford Guildhall)

Wednesday 19th September 2018 (7–9pm; Thetford Guildhall)

Wednesday 11th July 2018 (7–9pm; Thetford Guildhall) — Meeting Cancelled

Due to the England football match and the non-availability of several Sub-Group members for other reasons, the formal July meeting has been cancelled. Some representatives will be present at 7pm if any members of the public want to raise an issues or have an informal chat about anything that would have been on the agenda.

Wednesday 16th May 2018 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 21st March 2018 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 17th January 2018 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 15th November 2017 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 20th September 2017 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 19th July 2017 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 17th May 2017 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 19th April 2017 (7–9pm; King's House)

Wednesday 15th March 2017 (7–9pm; Charles Burrell Centre)

Wednesday 15th February 2017 (7–9pm; Charles Burrell Centre)

Wednesday 11th January 2017 (7–9pm; Charles Burrell Centre)

Wednesday 30th November 2016 (7–9pm; Charles Burrell Centre)

Monday 17th October 2016 (7pm, Old Library, Charles Burrell Centre)

Monday 12th September 2016 (10am, Old Library, Charles Burrell Centre)