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.
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".
Thursday 23 October 2014 saw three more successful neighbourhood plan referendums: Winsford, Yapton and Bersted.
With an 86% yes vote, the Littlehampton Neighbourhood Plan passed referendum on 15 October 2014.