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Annual Plan 2019-2020

Each year the council develops its annual plan for the next twelve months. The draft plan is made available for residents to comment prior to the full council meeting in January. 

The Annual Plan 2019-20 was approved at the full council meeting on Monday 14 January 2019 (see right)

The annual plan supports the council's five year Strategic Plan 2019-2024







Our Priorities 2019-20

Giving £43,367 of grant funding to local community groups and charitable organisations for 2019/20

Mapping our open spaces and footways and introducing initiatives to increase the use of these spaces

Arranging free town events like ‘Weald on the Field’ and ‘Uckfield Revival’

We will put funds aside towards the upgrade of Luxfords Play area and explore other opportunities to assist with the funding of this.

Supporting the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group with the preparation of a draft Neighbourhood Plan for Uckfield

Celebrating our history by exploring the possibilities of starting a blue plaque heritage scheme

We will work with Brighter Uckfield and Uckfield Chamber of Commerce to encourage Uckfield to become a town free of
single-use plastic

Pushing for improvements to accessibility and highway safety on our pavements and roads 

We will contribute to the costs of the East Sussex County Council's grass verge cutting contract to retain a good standard of service

We will assess our Town Council owned buildings to see if they could be better used by Uckfield residents and organisations

We will restore the traditional red telephone box, move it to a more prominent location and use the iconic facility to provide a service for residents and visitors to the town

We will look to install a new internal booking system to manage room and venue hire and explore the introduction of an online booking facility on the Civic Centre website for the purchase
of event tickets