About the Area
Committee represents the wards of Bredbury & Woodley and
Bredbury Green & Romiley.
At area committees
members of the public have the opportunity to ask questions about
any matters within the Area Committee’s powers (except on
legal or confidential matters). You can also submit a question or
view the Code of Practice using the online
The Council has delegated £3000 to each
ward to allow Community Groups and other non-commercial
organisations to apply for contributions toward funding for
projects within the community.
The fund is administered by the Democratic
Services Manager in consultation with the Ward
Councillors. A copy of the
application form and associated guidance is available on
Committees have delegated powers to deal with certain types of
planning applications, and Councillors have the power to call up
applications that are ordinarily dealt with by planning officers,
to be considered and determined by the Area Committee.
of the public also have the opportunity
to address the Committee during consideration of a planning
application for a total of 3 minutes. One person will be permitted
to address the Area Committee for 3 minutes in objection to the
application and one person for 3 minutes in support of the
wish to speak on a planning application
it is advisable that you arrive 5 minutes prior to the commencement
of the meeting in order to inform the Democratic Services
In addition, the Area
Committee operates Open Forum arrangements which allow groups to
make presentations to the Committee on issues that effect the local community. The Open Forum is governed by
Code of Practice.