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Past petitions

The following petitions have been received by Rugby Borough Council:

  Details of petition received 23 August 2018
Subject

Petition in relation to Sow Brook maintenance, Burnside, requesting additional grass cutting in the area adjacent to the brook.

Valid signatures 27
Invalid signatures*

nil

Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Environment and Public Realm
Action taken:  
Notes:  
  Details of petition received 12 September 2016
Subject

I call on Rugby Borough Council to address the feasibility of aiding or totally funding a statue or bust of the Nobel Prize winning physicist Dennis Gabor who mastered Holography at the Rugby BTH site in 1947. No statues exist anywhere as a testament to his contribution to UK scientific fields.

Valid signatures 95
Invalid signatures*

nil

Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Growth and Investment
Action taken:  
Notes:  
  Details of petition received 24 August 2016
Subject We the undersigned object to proposals for new schools on the Rokeby estate. We believe that building elsewhere will provide more sustainable schooling for the whole of Rugby. We are petitioning Warwickshire County Council and Rugby Borough Council to reject plans and use a more suitable site for a new secondary school.
Valid signatures 1326 (see note below)
Invalid signatures*

1 - no name
17 - address given not genuine
6 - no signature
128 - no verifiable address
118 - address not in the borough of Rugby

Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Warwickshire County Council
Action taken:  
Notes: The petition organiser provided 430 additional signatures collected via an online petition tool. This tool did not collect sufficient address detail to allow verification in accordance with the petition scheme; however the council has seen area and postcode information that suggests that most of the signatories are likely to be genuine.
  Details of petition received 19 January 2015
Subject Make the enhancement of existing recreational and public open space provision and the provision of more such amenities a priority in Benn Ward. To thereby improve the quality of life and social cohesion in our area.
Valid signatures 11
Invalid signatures* nil
Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Service - Sean Lawson
Action taken: Rugby Borough Council has worked with local residents groups ("Benn's friends") to apply for community grants and project manage the redevelopment of Millennium Green. The refurbished community space opened in Autumn 2016.
Notes:  
  Details of petition received 31 July 2014
Subject We the undersigned are very concerned and object to the proposed Waitrose development in Bilton. We feel that it will have a detrimental effect on not only the value of our houses but also our quality of life.
Valid signatures 120
Invalid signatures* nil
Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Service - Anna Rose
Action taken: No action to be taken, but see note below.
Notes: To date, no planning application has been submitted for this development. This petition will be attached to any future planning application received for a Waitrose store in Bilton.
  Details of petition received 28 October 2013
Subject Petition requesting that bollards are removed on Addison Road between numbers 130 and 148 to allow easier access to parked vehicles and to allow parking on the verge.
Valid signatures 8
Invalid signatures* nil
Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Service - Sean Lawson
Action taken: Referred to Warwickshire County Council for further consideration.
Notes:  
  Details of petition received 30 March 2012
Subject We the undersigned, urge Rugby Borough Council to resist development in the Rainsbrook Valley and designate this area of open countryside as a site of nature conservation and environmental stewardship.
Valid signatures 1388
Invalid signatures* 194
Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Head of Service - Sean Lawson
Action taken: Petition was presented to Council on 24 July 2012. Council resolved to proceed with an application to create a Diamond Wood, thus designating the area as a site of nature conservation and environmental stewardship.
Notes:  
 
 
  Details of petition received 27 January 2012
Subject Say no to sports centre without squash courts.
Valid signatures 1174
Invalid signatures*

437 - No verified address in Rugby borough
1 - No verified name

Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Special Council meeting 8 February 2012, Agenda item 'New Leisure Centre'.
Action taken: Referred to Special Council meeting 8 February 2012
Notes: No specific action requested of Rugby Borough Council.
 
  Details of petition received 12 August 2011
Subject We the undersigned have serious concerns about the proposals for a crematorium and cemetery on this prime agricultural site of outstanding natural beauty, off Ashlawn Road. We call upon Daventry District Council and Rugby Borough Council, to have a full Environmental Impact Assessment carried out on this site before any planning application is submitted.
Valid signatures 353
Invalid signatures* 14 - no verifiable address in Rugby borough
Petition valid Yes
Petition referred to: Sean Lawson, Head of Environmental Services
Action taken: A planning application has been received.

* Signatories must include their full name and home address. If the address is outside the borough of Rugby they must also include the address of their place of work or study, which must be in the borough of Rugby.

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