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Business: Are You Ready for Neighbourhood Planning?

The 6th of April 2012 heralded one of the biggest ever shake-ups in town planning. From now on neighbourhoods have the right to plan for their area. This brief guide spells out what you need to know, but if you want to discuss in more detail how neighbourhood planning affects your business call 01282 872570. Not only will the local council produce plans, parish councils and other representative neighbourhood groups will have the power to make planning policy. Already over 200 parishes are experimenting with these new powers. And with £50 million rumoured to be up for grabs to support communities in this work up until 2015 expect many more to take up the baton and neighbourhood plan. What will … Continue reading

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