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Stretton Neighbourhood Plan Draft and SEA Screening Assessment

The Stretton Neighbourhood Plan has reached draft plan stage. Published for a six week consultation the Stretton Neighbourhood Plan Draft and the Draft Screening Report for Environmental Assessment are available to view here, If you need help or support to produce your neighbourhood plan call Michael or Louise on o1282 872570. Or email for a copy of our neighbourhood planning services brochure. Providing support to more than 20 areas, Kirkwells are the country’s leading independent, chartered town planners, supporting communities in the preparation of plans for the future of their neighbourhood.

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How to Engage the Community on Your Neighbourhood Plan

The successful launch of the Stretton Neighbourhood Plan has just taken place. And if you view the photos what a success this was. People through the door, numerous comments, new information, and dialogue opened, things to check, and potential new volunteers. So how did we and Stretton parish council do it? Below are ten key things used in Stretton to make engagement and consultation on the neighbourhood plan a success. Good Organisation – it may sound obvious, but this is a must. Decide in advance what you are doing, who is doing it, what materials you need, and how you will make a record of what was said and discussed. Willing, enthusiastic and well-briefed volunteers– it is your plan so make sure … Continue reading

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Stretton Neighbourhood Plan Launch

Stretton Parish Council, supported by Kirkwells, will be launching their neighbourhood plan on Saturday 10th of November. From 10am until noon you will be able to drop in to the Priory Centre and begin to discuss plan’s for the area’s future. Find out more by visiting the Stretton Neighbourhood Plan web site. Stretton are on of the government’s neighbourhood planning frontrunners. Kirkwells are providing advice and support to the parish council to help them prepare their neighbourhood plan. Stretton’s application for neighbourhood planning area status is currently out for consultation. If you need to find out more about how your area should go about becoming a neighbourhood planning area follow one of these two links: Parishes Non-parished areas Kirkwells specialise … Continue reading

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Kirkwells’ Neighbourhood Planning News September Issue Out Now!

The latest edition of Kirkwells’ Neighbourhood Planning News is out now.  With updates on: Government funding; Daws Hill Call-In Victoria Bankes-Price from the Woodland Trust on Making Your Plan Better By Using Trees; and An update on Kirkwells’ work in Stretton. To download a copy click here. Or subscribe. For help with neighbourhood planning call the experts: 01282 872570   ©Kirkwells Town Planners and Sustainable Development Consultants based at the Lancashire Digital Technology Centre in Burnley www.kirkwells.co.uk Research • Planning Policy • Site Search • Site Appraisal • Planning Applications •  Appeals • Sustainable Development • Urban Design • Masterplanning • Heritage Statements • Bids for Funding • Neighbourhood Planning • Community Right to Build • Community Engagement • Training

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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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