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Jennifer Carthy from Preston City Council and Cllr Roy Leeming talk to Chat City on Preston FM about the Inner East Preston Neighbourhood Plan. They give an overview of the area, the plan and what it…

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, 18 Jul 2014

Three more "yes" votes at referendum stage

The Tettenhall and Heathfield Park Neighbourhood Plans were successful at referendum on 17 July 2014, as were the country's first Neighbourhood Development…

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014

Uppingham votes "yes" for its neighbourhood plan

July 2014 is becoming NP referendum month, with four held so far and seven more to come!

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Latest resources

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 @ 14:57

Fishbourne Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

Chichester District Council has received a Plan Proposal for the Fishbourne Neighbourhood Plan for Silverleys and Meads from Fishbourne Parish Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 @ 14:46

Earls Barton Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

Borough Council of Wellingborough has received a Plan Proposal for the Earls Barton Neighbourhood Plan from Earls Barton Parish Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Case Studies

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 @ 10:49

Birdham: a case study about policy writing

Birdham: a case study about policy writing

Writing the policies for your neighbourhood plan can feel like quite a challenge. This case study of Birdham looks at how they tackled it and passes on their top tips.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 @ 13:59

Kirdford: a case study about Neighbourhood Plan examination

Kirdford: a case study about Neighbourhood Plan examination

What’s it like finally submitting your Neighbourhood Plan to be examined? This case study of Kirdford looks at their experiences both of the group and their Neighbourhood Plan examiner, and passes on…

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Latest forum posts

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 @ 10:44

Neighbourhood plans for 20,000+ communities

Hello Joshua There are Neighbourhood Plans being progressed in areas with 20,000+ inhabitants. For example, Kentish Town has about that number and Winsford has about 36,000. Can you tell us some more…

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Latest events

Making Localism work

A one-day conference from NALC for parish and town councils, including sessions on Neighbourhood Planning.

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