February 2014

28 February 2014

Queen Camel: a case study of involving volunteers

Queen Camel: a case study of involving volunteers

Volunteers are essential to Queen Camel’s neighbourhood plan. This case study looks at their skills and group set up, and some of the training they had to help them on their way.

28 February 2014

Duston: a case study of getting started with your neighbourhood plan

Duston: a case study of getting started with your neighbourhood plan

How do you get started on the neighbourhood planning process? What do you need to do and who needs to be involved? This case study of Duston looks at their experiences so far and passes on their top tips.

28 February 2014

East Coker, Somerset: a case study of developing a good working relationship with your LPA

East Coker, Somerset: a case study of developing a good working relationship with your LPA

East Coker is progressing its Neighbourhood Plan against a background of objection to the draft local plan. Despite this, the group has developed a good working relationship with its LPA, supported by a memorandum of understanding.

24 February 2014

Question of the month (February 2014)

Question of the month (February 2014)

Can neighbourhood plans be used to address non-planning matters?

20 February 2014

Roseland: a case study of running your steering group

Roseland: a case study of running your steering group

The Neighbourhood Plan for the Roseland, in rural Cornwall, will cover five parishes of varying size. The steering group responsible for the plan has developed robust terms of reference which help it to operate as effectively as possible.

19 February 2014

Supporting Communities in Neighbourhood Planning: programme update

This programme is currently helping over 500 groups and has awarded over £2.4m in grants. But unfortunately we can’t work with everyone at once, so the number of applicants accepted onto the direct support programme each month will be limited from 25 February.

3 February 2014

Slaugham Parish Neighbourhood Plan: learning points

Sound aspirations and ambitions but further work required on procedural matters is the finding of the examiner of the Slaugham Neighbourhood Plan.

3 February 2014

Cringleford referendum latest!

Another successful neighbourhood plan referendum sees Cringleford become the eighth to pass this important stage.