The majority felt that there are many opportunities for leisure activities in the village with a good range of clubs. “Yes” from many Senior Citizens to the notion of a “Good Neighbour” scheme to help those who have difficulty with household maintenance etc. The recent changes in organisation of Nottinghamshire libraries have led to concern in the village. Meetings are taking place between library personnel and volunteers and possible volunteer roles are under consideration, as well as possible future use of library buildings. Recent cuts to services have led to the forthcoming closure of the public toilet on Church Road. The Parish Council are hoping to include a new toilet in the planned refurbishment of the Recreation Ground.
Action needed·Investigate possible volunteer roles in helping to maintain and extend the library functions in conjunction with NCC Library Services ·Explore possibilities and implications for wider community use of the library building ·Ask the Parish Council to include a public toilet in plans for the upgrading of Roberts Recreation Ground ·Liaise with churches and other voluntary groups to investigate the formation of a Good Neighbour Scheme
Aims Maintain the Public Library facility in Burton Joyce and make greater use of the buildingEnsure availability of a public toilet at Roberts Recreation GroundPromote a good neighbour scheme