Council offers residents the chance to Meet the Cabinet

The next drop-in session for the public to meet and chat with South Kesteven District Council's Cabinet members will take place in Market Deeping later this month.

It is part of series of sessions being run by the new administration which took the reins following May's local elections.

The next will take place from 1pm-2pm on Monday 25th September in the Lionel Beck Room at the Deepings Community Centre.

The Leader of the Council, Cllr Richard Cleaver, said: "We are keen to offer this opportunity for residents to meet us and chat about their local area, our ambitions for South Kesteven and how we take the decisions that affect them.

"It is open for everyone without an appointment, so that people can turn up when it suits them.

"This series of 'open door' events is part of our journey towards more openness and transparency at the Council, as we increase community engagement."

The Deepings Community Centre is located at 2 Douglas Road, Market Deeping, PE6 8PA.

The Cabinet Members and their portfolios are:

  • Council Leader - Cllr Richard Cleaver
  • Deputy Leader / Finance and Economic Development - Cllr Ashley Baxter
  • Environment and Waste - Cllrs Rhys Baker and Patsy Ellis
  • Housing and Planning - Cllr Phil Dilks
  • Corporate Governance and Licensing - Cllr Philip Knowles
  • People and Communities - Cllr Rhea Rayside
  • Leisure and Culture - Cllr Paul Stokes

Further drop-in sessions are planned in each of the District's four towns of Grantham, Stamford, Bourne and The Deepings and in some of the larger villages.