In addition to being on KCAN's board of directors, she serves as a community advocate for child abuse and neglect prevention, helping educate about abuse and trauma and its lasting effects on children, families and communities.
"I personally experienced abuse at the hands of those who are supposed to love and care for you and my mission aligns strongly with KCAN's: do everything possible to end child abuse and neglect.
Robert Bamforth, of KCAN
, said they felt the council was yet to prove the "exceptional circumstances" required in planning law to allow building on the green belt.
In KCAN communities and individuals are always free to express views about the things that particularly matter to them, but I can reassure Tony that KCAN has not yet formed a collective opinion on the new draft Local Plan and will only do so after careful, professional analysis of the plan and all the issues it raises.
KCAN is not against development and never has been.
Campaigners met in St George's Square to listen to three speakers Robert Bamforth, chairman of KCAN
, barrister Naeem Siraj and Cheryl Tyler, chairman of Save Mir-field.
is eager to voice its concerns about the 30,000 new houses planned for Kirklees.
Campaign group Kirklees Community Action Network (KCAN) is still up and running and spokesman Robert Bamforth said: "Surely it's time to take a more fundamental look at this and switch to a more proactive policy of urban regeneration.
"Why aren't they developing that rather than obliterating green field sites?" While the original LDF was being drawn up KCAN held many protests and public meetings.
r Members of the Kirklees Community Action Network (KCAN
) K spoke of local planning issues with planning minister Nick Boles after Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney arranged a meeting.
Indeed, David Hill is a founder member of the non-political organisation the Kirklees Community Action Network (KCAN
) who now wants to enter the political arena to bring about change to Kirklees Council.
Our spokesman, Robert Bamforth, said quite clearly in his press release after our meeting on March 9 that 'KCAN
remains fundamentally a non-party political network.' The article in the Examiner dated March 16 also says quite clearly 'KCAN
members decided to back any candidate in May's election who opposes the LDF.' Neither do I like their opinion that we don't know what we are talking about.