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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, 24 Oct 2014

Three more "yes" votes at referendum stage

Thursday 23 October 2014 saw three more successful neighbourhood plan referendums: Winsford, Yapton and Bersted.

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Thu, 16 Oct 2014

Littlehampton Neighbourhood Plan passes referendum

With an 86% yes vote, the Littlehampton Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on 15 October 2014.

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Latest resources

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 @ 15:51

Tatenhill Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

East Staffordshire Borough Council has received a Plan Proposal for the Tatenhill Neighbourhood Plan from Tatenhill Parish Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 @ 15:47

Malmesbury Neighbourhood Plan: submitted for examination

Malmesbury Town Council has submitted its final version of the Malmesbury Neighbourhood Development Plan to Wiltshire Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents. Referendum to take…

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Case Studies

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 @ 13:18

Friends of Fishwick and St Matthew’s (FOFS): a case study about dealing with planning and non-planning issues

Friends of Fishwick and St Matthew’s (FOFS): a case study about dealing with planning and non-planning issues

What if some of the issues your community wants to address aren’t land-use planning issues? This case study of FOFS looks at how they tackled this and passes on their top tips.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 @ 15:32

Leeds: a case study about a local authority’s role in neighbourhood planning

Leeds: a case study about a local authority’s role in neighbourhood planning

Councils have a duty to support neighbourhood planning, for example by organising the examination and referendum. But what else can councils do? This case study of Leeds City Council looks at the other…

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Latest forum posts

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 @ 13:22

CIL - how free will parishes be in practice to spend it as they wish?

We’re not familiar with other groups using CIL as yet but I would be happy to put a request in our monthly NP e-bulletin for you so could make contact with any others out there. Please let me know if…

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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 Masterclass

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

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