Networks and Representation
3VA runs a number of networks and events aimed at providing local groups with an opportunity to share information, experience and expertise while getting to know each other.
3VA also works to support the sector being represented in local partnerships and decision-making groups, either by acting as an advocate of the sector or where possile through elected community representatives.
Wealden Local Strategic Partnership
The voluntary sector has two representatives who attend the Wealden Local Strategic Partnership. If you have an issue you would like raised with the partners, please contact:
Adam Chugg, 3VA: 01323 639 373 or email him by clicking here.
Ian Chisnall, Churches Together: 07976 811 654 or email him by clicking here.
Details of the next agenda ond minutes from previous meetings are available here.
The most recent meeting took place on 4 April. Among the topics discussed were:
Changes to ambulance service provision
A 'Make Ready' centre at Polegate will be set up with community response posts around the district. The idea is centralise cleaning, repair and restocking services to make them more efficient. For further information about the plans click here.
Ashdown Protection Zone
There was also some discussion about the Ashdown Forest Protection Zone and how it affects local businesses. Further information about the protection zone can be found here.
Wealden LSP review
The LSP recently reviewed its activities and achievements. The review can be read here.