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Branston Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

The Branston Neighbourhood Plan has been published for six weeks of public consultation. Branston, in East Staffordshire, is faced with massive development pressure over the next twenty years. Proposals for up to 4,000 new homes are in the offing. The Branston Neighbourhood Plan does not seek to stop this development. Instead it seeks to ensure the new development is well integrated with the existing community; that some of the benefits of this development go to the existing community; and, that any impacts are minimised. If your community is facing severe development pressure, and you are considering using neighbourhood planning as a way of making the best of this, but think you need expert, technical support, call Michael or Louise on … Continue reading

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Kirkwells Support Branston Neighbourhood Plan Frontrunner

  Branston Parish Council have appointed Kirkwells town planning consultancy to help them prepare their neighbourhood plan in one of the Government’s frontrunner neighbourhood planning areas. Branston are one of eleven neighbourhood planning frontrunners in East Staffordshire. In announcing the appointment Branston Parish Council Chairman Mike Ackroyd said: “We as a parish council are on a very steep learning curve with and from our first meeting with Kirkwells they have given us the confidence to help us prepare our plan. They are very keen to help and guide us and nothing is too much trouble, we are looking forward to working closely with them.” Kirkwells’ Policy Director, Louise Kirkup said: “Neighbourhood planning is one of our specialities. So here at Kirkwells … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan Preparation, Support and Advice

    Neighbourhood planning is one of the cornerstones of the new planning system, and is already becoming a key tool for those parishes and community groups wanting to shape the future of their town or village. We know resources can be limited, so Kirkwells offer expert, friendly, independent advice at a special reduced fee rate to parish and town councils and neighbourhood fora. With Kirkwells you get the advice you need at a price you can afford. Working with you, and your local community, we put together a neighbourhood plan that is right for your area, has the support of local people, and helps guide future planning decisions. We can support you from start to finish in preparing your … Continue reading

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