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Jennifer Carthy from Preston City Council and Cllr Roy Leeming talk to Chat City on Preston FM about the Inner East Preston Neighbourhood Plan. They give an overview of the area, the plan and what it…

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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Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Up Front

Sign up for our free, monthly neighbourhood planning e-bulletin

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Neighbourhood Planning Champions: latest update

Jonathan Green, Policy Advisor at the Department for Communities and Local Government, gives an update on the Champions and activity so far.

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Latest resources

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 @ 09:53

Winsford Neighbourhood Plan: examiner's report

The report of the independent examiner into the Winsford Neighbourhood Plan (July 2014).

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 @ 09:53

Bersted Neighbourhood Plan: examiner's report

The report of the independent examiner into the Bersted Neighbourhood Plan (July 2014).

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Case Studies

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 @ 12:48

Balsall Heath: a case study about the process and demands of consultation

Balsall Heath: a case study about the process and demands of consultation

Getting the consultation right for your neighbourhood plan is about engaging not just with the local community but with statutory consultees. This case study of Balsall Heath looks at how they tackled…

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 @ 16:59

Whitchurch: using traffic and transport studies as part of the evidence base for your neighbourhood plan

Whitchurch: using traffic and transport studies as part of the evidence base for your neighbourhood plan

How and when should you use traffic and transport studies as part of your neighbourhood plan evidence gathering? What information should you collect and how should you record it? This case study of Whitchurch…

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Latest forum posts

Mon, 14 Jul 2014 @ 10:44

Neighbourhood plans for 20,000+ communities

Hello Joshua There are Neighbourhood Plans being progressed in areas with 20,000+ inhabitants. For example, Kentish Town has about that number and Winsford has about 36,000. Can you tell us some more…

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Latest events

Making Localism work

A one-day conference from NALC for parish and town councils, including sessions on Neighbourhood Planning.

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