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To what extent do people fully consider promoting and supporting environmentally sustainable initiatives? Are there any gaps or opportunities to extend these actions?
No formal policy in place - But there is an opportunity to form a Policy Group- Potential Target Areas
Low carbon community project. The size of West Malling may make it especially suitable for such an initiative. Local colleges might be approached to help.
Low carbon buildings - a number of community buildings or facilities may be able to benefit from current or future initiatives: WM C o E primary school, Village Hall, Clout Institute.
Sustainable Tourism guide
extend aspects of recycling scheme not yet available for Churchfields
As with many other areas an outstanding need is to find a way of enabling people to recycle electronic equipment.
Summary – many opportunities to promote / support environmental initiatives – however no focal point program
What improvements could be made in amenities such as open spaces, sites, routes and facilities for informal recreation that enhance the quality of life for local people be made? Are there any potential open spaces or sites that could be developed?
Improvements to Amenities :-
Improvements in maintenance to footpath maintenance and location signs could be made
More Cycle lanes / routes / access for cyclists are needed
Tour de France passes through Mereworth – July 2007