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The February UpFront podcast features Neighbourhood Planning Champions Sarah O’Driscoll, Service Manager Strategic City Planning, Bristol City Council, and Maggy Meade-King, founder of Highgate Neighbourhood…

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

Thu, 19 May 2016

May 2016: referendum news

17 neighbourhood plan referendums have taken place in May.

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016

March / April 2016: referendum news

15 neighbourhood plan referendums took place in March and 5 referendums took place in April.

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Latest resources

Fri, 20 May 2016 @ 12:01

UpFront May 2016

UpFront is a free e-bulletin for anyone interested in Neighbourhood Planning. Click here for the Jan/Feb 2016 edition.

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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 @ 13:33

Upfront: Jan/Feb 2016

Up Front is a free e-bulletin for anyone interested in Neighbourhood Planning. Click here for the Jan/Feb 2016 edition.

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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

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 @ 23:16

Neighbourhood Plan for Lawshall

All looks pretty good - well done! You’re about 5-6 months ahead of us in Woolpit (which you can add to your list of Suffolk NPs). MSDC should approve our designated area in about 3-4 weeks. Meanwhile…

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