AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
Photograph by Peter Scott-Smith
The Main Issues
This is what LoPRA aims to achieve in co-operation with existing village and public bodies ...
MONITOR all planned public and commercial building
projects and activities within Long Preston to ensure
these meet the objectives of the Village Plan and the wishes of Long
TAKE ACTION (regarding 1. above) if
LIAISE with Parish Council, the
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, Craven District Council, North
Yorkshire County Council and all other appropriate bodies over issues
affecting the village.
COMMUNICATE regularly to the village all
information of local importance, through the medium of the Parish
Magazine, LoPRA's website and regular open
LOBBY and maintain pressure on appropriate authorities re A65 traffic
volumes, noise and environmental issues.
REPRESENT Long Preston’s best interests
to local and (if appropriate) national media.
DEFINE and agree the term
‘affordable housing’ with Parish Council and planning authorities.
OPPOSE all development on greenfield sites.
WORK WITH other village bodies to
ensure all public services (ie broadband, public transport, environmental
and recreational) are available to village.
RESEARCH by correctly conducted
methods, the needs, opinions and concerns of village residents.
INVOLVE Long Preston's young people
and ensure their voice is heard.
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