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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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Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Up Front

Sign up for our free neighbourhood planning e-bulletin

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015

March 2015: referendum news

With 13 referendums due, March 2015 is a a busy month for neighbourhood planning

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Latest resources

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 @ 15:34

Backwell Neighbourhood Plan: now made

The Backwell Neighbourhood Plan was formally made part of the council’s development plan by North Somerset Council on 24 March 2015. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 @ 09:46

Lympstone Neighbourhood Plan: referendum version

The referendum version of the Lympstone Neighbourhood Plan, as submitted to Vale of East Devon District Council. This link is to the plan and its supporting documents.

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Case Studies

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 @ 11:54

West Hoathly Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about getting your neighbourhood plan on the right track

West Hoathly Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about getting your neighbourhood plan on the right track

How do you get – and keep – your neighbourhood plan on the right track? This case study of West Hoathly looks at how they produced their plan from start to finish, overcoming any stumbling blocks…

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 @ 11:54

Tarset and Greystead Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about a design-led plan within an area of planning restriction

Tarset and Greystead Neighbourhood Plan: a case study about a design-led plan within an area of planning restriction

Developing a neighbourhood plan in an area of planning restriction (in this case a national park) raises specific issues. This case study of Tarset and Greystead looks at how they did it and passes on…

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Latest forum posts

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 @ 17:05

NDP Team - Skills Set

Does anybody have list of skills that have been found to be necessary / helpful / appropriate in the NDP Team ? We know what skills we have but we’re not sure which skills we need but don’t have !

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Latest events

Post Election Neighbourhood Planning Event

Come and hear different perspectives on neighbourhood planning, followed by a lively debate about what the next four years will hold for the "localist" level of planning policy.

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