Mike Dando, Planning Aid England, describes the Group's inaugural meeting in Leeds, where there are four neighbourhood planning Front Runners and over twenty more communities interested in neighbourhood planning.
Anton Draper from the Decentralisation and Neighbourhood Planning Team, Department for Communities and Local Government, announces news of a £10 million fund for local planning authorities.
Who organises and pays for a neighbourhood plan referendum?
The Upper Eden Community Plan group has been chosen as a ‘Big Society’ Vanguard and one of the projects it’s progressing is a Neighbourhood Plan for the Upper Eden Area. Tom Woof reflects on their experiences so far.