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John Romanski (Senior Planning Advisor, Planning Aid England) introduces a suite of resources to assist those developing a neighbourhood plan. The ‘resources for neighbourhood planning: putting the pieces…

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

Wed, 20 May 2015

Funding for neighbourhood planning and community buildings off to a flying start.

Last month Locality and its partners launched a new funding programme worth £22.5 million for neighbourhood planning and £3.5 million for community…

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Tue, 19 May 2015

First business neighbourhood plan passes referendum!

Central Milton Keynes Business Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on the 8th May 2015 with both residents and businesses voting in favour of the Plan.…

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Latest resources

Tue, 19 May 2015 @ 14:38

Interactive map of all Neighbourhood Plan referendum to date.

An interactive map of all Neighbourhood Plan referendum to date.

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Tue, 19 May 2015 @ 14:34

Malpas and Overton Neighbourhood Plan: referendum version

The referendum version of the Malpas and Overton Neighbourhood Plan, as submitted to Cheshire West and Chester 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

Thu, 21 May 2015 @ 12:09

Consultation period

0 Hi Donna, I work as a Neighbourhood planner for a Local Authority and as no else has replied I thought I would give a brief response. A plan cannot be failed on lack of consultation by the examiner…

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Latest events

Neighbourhood Planning: Policy Writing Masterclass

A free one day Neighbourhood Planning policy writing masterclass.

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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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