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John Romanski (Senior Planning Advisor, Planning Aid England) talks to Alex Munro from Maroon Planning about working with consultants to develop your neighbourhood plan. Alex provides advice on how a…

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, 17 Jun 2015

Resources for neighbourhood planning: putting the pieces together

Planning Aid England has produced a suite of resources to assist those developing a neighbourhood plan. The resources provide practical tips and advice…

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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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Latest resources

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 @ 15:53

Sudbury Town Neighbourhood Plan: examiners report

The independent examiners report into the Sudbury Town Neighbourhood Plan (May 2015).

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Wed, 01 Jul 2015 @ 15:51

Long Ashton Neighbourhood Plan: examiners report

The independent examiners report into the Long Ashton Neighbourhood Plan (April 2015).

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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

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 @ 11:55

Neighbourhood area boundary

We are in the process of agreeing boundaries to the Newington ward which included the Kingston Communications Stadium and West Park. Our local councillors are designating that this park and the stadium…

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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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