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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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Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Up Front

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Thu, 18 Dec 2014

Review of 2014

2014 was a fantastic year for the growth of the neighbourhood planning movement. George Moore, from the Decentralisation and Neighbourhood Planning Team…

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Latest resources

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 @ 09:42

Inner East Preston Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

Friends of Fishwick and St Matthews has submitted its final version of the Inner East Preston Neighbourhood Plan to Preston City Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents. Referendum…

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 @ 15:49

Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

Wirksworth Town Council has submitted its final version of the Wirksworth Neighbourhood Plan to Derbyshire Dales District Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Case Studies

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 @ 13:06

Hartlepool Rural Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about mapping and preparing for community engagement

Hartlepool Rural Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about mapping and preparing for community engagement

How do you engage with the whole community and not just those who are easiest to involve? This case study of Hartlepool Rural Neighbourhood Plan looks at what they’re doing and passes on their top tips.

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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 @ 15:19

Higham Ferrers: a case study about local character and design

Higham Ferrers: a case study about local character and design

How do you do a character assessment for your neighbourhood area? This case study of Higham Ferrers looks at how they did it and passes on their top tips.

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Latest forum posts

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 @ 15:11

Using online surveys

Hi Steve
If you’re interested in surveys see also our case study about Headcorn for tips and advice: http://www.ourneighbourhoodplanning.org.uk/case-studies/view/314
Catherine

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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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