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Whitnash “Yes” to Neighbourhood Plan

The people of Whitnash have voted “yes” in the latest neighbourhood plan referendum. The YES vote was 926 (92.6%) the NO vote was 68( 6.8%). The turnout was 15%. The Whitnash neighbourhood plan was prepared by a Steering Group of town councillors and local volunteers. Kirkwells provided support with policy and plan writing, assembling the evidence base, advice on community engagement and the neighbourhood plan examination. If you would like to discuss how Kirkwellscan help you to get your neighbourhood plan to referendum call Michael or Louise on 01282 872570 or email.

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Chaddesley Corbett Neighbourhood Plan Goes to Referendum

The Chaddesley Corbett Neighbourhood Plan will go to Referendum on Thursday 11 September 2014. If more people vote ‘yes’ than ‘no’ in this Referendum, then Wyre Forest District Council will use the Neighbourhood Plan to help it decide planning applications in Chaddesley Corbett. Kirkwells supported Chaddesley Corbett in the preparation of the Neighbourhood Plan by helping to draft the Plan, prepare the Consultation Statement and Basic Condition Statement. All this in 12 months! Although about a thousand areas have started to prepare Neighbourhood Plans only around 20 have reached Referendum stage. There are many reasons for these delays. The most common reasons are lack of time, the complex issues to be tackled in the plan and the difficult process to be followed. … Continue reading

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Kirkwells’ Neighbourhood Planning News June Issue Out Now

The latest issue of our Neighbourhood Planning News magazine is out now. Just click the download at the bottom of the page. In June’s issue you can read about: Community Right to Build Orders; The first successful Portas Pilots; Solving the referendum question; Neighbourhood Planning in Buckingham, Daws Hill, and Dawlish; Launch of the RTPI’s Planning Aid’s Neighbourhood Planning Forum; and Neighbourhood Planning Designation for non-parished areas. Download Kirkwells’ Neighbourhood Planning News Issue 2 June 2012 Final Version, or subscribe. To find out more about how we can support your neighbourhood plan call 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 • … Continue reading

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