Have your say on community hubs project in Motherwell and Bellshill

Last week the Motherwell Times and Bellshill Speaker revealed that a public consultation exercise had finally been launched in regard to the future of its town centres – but that is just for starters.

Friday, 26th February 2021, 4:08 pm
Motherwell Civic Centre

Now a separate consultation process is underway with the regard to the location of new community hubs in both Motherwell and Bellshill which will also be created by North Lanarkshire Council via two online meetings being held next week.

A public engagement scheme will get underway at each meeting to helps decide the sites for the new amenities which will incorporate a number of council services including schools.

The meeting in regard to Bellshill will take place on Monday, March 15 at 6.30pm and tickets can be booked via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/town-and-community-hub-programme-public-briefing-bellshill-tickets-141410445449

The Motherwell event takes place on Tuesday March 16 at 6.30pm and tickets can be booked via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/town-and-community-hub-programme-public-briefing-motherwell-tickets-141417875673.

A council spokersperson said: “Hubs will be places where education is delivered alongside other council and community services.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ They will have a form and facilities based on the needs of the local community.​​​​​​​”

Those who wish to have their say on the wider town centre projects can still do so via https://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/regeneration-and-investment/towns-and-communities/place-vision/town-visions.