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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, 07 Nov 2014

Worth Neighbourhood Plan passes referendum

With an 92% yes vote, the Worth Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on 6 November 2014.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014

£23 million to get more neighbourhood plans across England

New funding to encourage more communities to get involved in neighbourhood planning.

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Latest resources

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @ 12:13

Lympstone Neighbourhood Plan: examiner's report

The report of the independent examiner into the Lympstone Neighbourhood Plan (November 2014).

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @ 12:04

Exminster Neighbourhood Plan: examiner's report

The report of the independent examiner into the Exminster Neighbourhood Plan (October 2014).

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Latest photos

Case Studies

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 @ 16:04

Holbeck: a case study about neighbourhood planning as a tool for regeneration

Holbeck: a case study about neighbourhood planning as a tool for regeneration

In what ways can neighbourhood planning be an effective tool for regeneration? This case study of Holbeck looks at their experiences so far and passes on their top tips.

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Thu, 06 Nov 2014 @ 13:57

Lawrence Weston: a case study about neighbourhood planning and community engagement

Lawrence Weston: a case study about neighbourhood planning and community engagement

How can you engage your local community in your neighbourhood plan? This case study of Lawrence Weston looks at their experiences so far and passes on their top tips.

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Latest forum posts

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 @ 18:31

Using online surveys

We are just about to Issue a Housing Needs Survey and wanted to use our website for online completion as well as delivering a paper version to all households. I wonder if there are any precedents for…

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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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