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The Austrey Neighbourhood Plan group have made this video as part of their neighbourhood planning activity - an introduction to Austrey!

Are you involved in planning your neighbourhood? Or would you like to be?

This website supports people and communities who are using new powers under the Localism Act 2011 to create neighbourhood plans.

So if you’re interested in shaping your local area, and deciding where new homes, shops and other facilities will go and what they will look like, we’d like to invite you to join our forums, set up a local group, and generally use the site’s resources to share experience and learn from others.

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Latest news

Fri, 27 Feb 2015

New Support for Neighbourhood Planning

From midday on Friday 27 Feb, applications are open for grants in the new Neighbourhood Planning Support Programme. All communities preparing a neighbourhood…

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015

February 2015: referendum news

Five successful referendums in February 2015

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Latest resources

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 @ 11:54

Newick Neighbourhood Plan: referendum version

The referendum version of the Newick Neighbourhood Plan, as submitted to Lewes District Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 @ 11:54

Backwell Neighbourhood Plan: referendum version

The referendum version of the Backwell Neighbourhood Plan, as submitted to North Somerset Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Case Studies

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 @ 17:26

Old Market Quarter Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about neighbourhood planning and regeneration

Old Market Quarter Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about neighbourhood planning and regeneration

In what ways can neighbourhood planning contribute to the regeneration of an area? This case study of Old Market Quarter looks at their experiences so far and passes on their top tips.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 @ 17:26

Walton Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about developing a good working relationship with your LPA

Walton Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about developing a good working relationship with your LPA

It’s important to have a good working relationship with your LPA as you work on your neighbourhood plan. So, how do you develop that relationship? This case study of Walton looks at how they did it and…

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Latest forum posts

Fri, 06 Feb 2015 @ 12:58

Wynford Eagle - Thorncombe Parish

Thorncombe /ˈθɔrnkəm/ is a village and civil parish now in the English county of Dorset but historically until 1844 in Devon. It lies in the West Dorset administrative district, five miles (8 km)…

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Latest events

Neighbourhood Planning Masterclass

Free, one day masterclass for communities and local authorities at the early stages of neighbourhood planning.

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Neighbourhood Planning Live Phone-In

Join Brandon Lewis, Minister for Housing and Planning on Tuesday 10th March 2015 10.30-11.30am for a live public Phone-In on neighbourhood planning.

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