Volunteers are essential to Queen Camel’s neighbourhood plan. This case study looks at their skills and group set up, and some of the training they had to help them on their way.
How do you get started on the neighbourhood planning process? What do you need to do and who needs to be involved? This case study of Duston looks at their experiences so far and passes on their top tips.
East Coker is progressing its Neighbourhood Plan against a background of objection to the draft local plan. Despite this, the group has developed a good working relationship with its LPA, supported by a memorandum of understanding.
Can neighbourhood plans be used to address non-planning matters?
The Neighbourhood Plan for the Roseland, in rural Cornwall, will cover five parishes of varying size. The steering group responsible for the plan has developed robust terms of reference which help it to operate as effectively as possible.
This programme is currently helping over 500 groups and has awarded over £2.4m in grants. But unfortunately we can’t work with everyone at once, so the number of applicants accepted onto the direct support programme each month will be limited from 25 February.
Sound aspirations and ambitions but further work required on procedural matters is the finding of the examiner of the Slaugham Neighbourhood Plan.