Forest Heath keeps quiet

FOREST Heath residents are not getting involved in a county-wide consultation, according to councillors.

On September 12, Suffolk County Council launched a consultation seeking public views on how it should spend its money.

Despite strong responses from across the county, Forest Heath residents have not been forthcoming with their views on the £50 million savings the council needs to make.

Cllr Lisa Chambers, county councillor for Newmarket and Red Lodge, urged residents to have their say.

“The services provided by the county council and the amount of money residents pay for those services are exactly the same in our area so it’s really important that we take this opportunity to influence the council,” she said.

Cllr Colin Noble, county councillor for Row Heath, echoed Clrr Chambers’ comments.

“This is about genuine debate about the future of council services in Suffolk. It’s important that we in the west play our part,” he said.

To join in the consultation, go to www.suffolk.gov.uk/wearelistening