October 2014

30 October 2014

Help shape new neighbourhood planning resources: survey open now

Help shape new neighbourhood planning resources: survey open now

Research is being undertaken by Planning Aid England/Royal Town Planning Institute on behalf of the Department for Communities and Local Government to help inform the production of a collection of tools, templates and tutorials to aid communities undertaking the neighbourhood planning process.

30 October 2014

Neighbourhood Planning: learning from Japan

Neighbourhood Planning: learning from Japan

We are seeing an increasing number of examples of Neighbourhood Plans across the country that we can look to for lessons and ideas, but did you know that processes similar to Neighbourhood Planning are practised in Japan? Lorayne Woodend introduces "machizukuri".

24 October 2014

Three more "yes" votes at referendum stage

Thursday 23 October 2014 saw three more successful neighbourhood plan referendums: Winsford, Yapton and Bersted.

16 October 2014

Littlehampton Neighbourhood Plan passes referendum

With an 86% yes vote, the Littlehampton Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on 15 October 2014.

13 October 2014

Workshop grants - available now!

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has made available £100,000 to enable groups to organise neighbourhood planning workshops in their local area on the subject.