Pheasey has a large number of sports teams and many probably use Council fields to play on. As part of the budget plans for the Council it is proposed that the teams pay the full price of the rent. I asked Walsall Council about this and they replied
We are writing to all teams,leagues etc to advise them of proposals. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org
The budget plans ad consultation details can be found HERE
They did do a roadshow at the Collingwood Centre on Monday but I did not find out about this until too late.
Obviously there are many cuts planned int his document which could affect Pheasey residents and I encourage you if you feel angry enough to take part in the consultation.
We could debate the wrong or right of any cut but these have to be made. Pheasey councillor and Walsall Leader Mike Bird thoughts on this are clear.
“I’m not happy with the government’s proposals. I think they are sounding the death kneel of local government across the country.”