Gravityscan Badge Task Groups Archives — Alrewas Neighbourhood Plan

Moves to end flood prevention plans delay

By Roger Harrabin – BBC Environment analyst

A four-year delay to rules meant to prevent new housing developments making floods worse could finally be ended.

Policy has been paralysed, with builders rejecting demands that they should install ponds and grassy hollows to catch water running off roofs.

There is still deadlock on this but it . . . → Read More: Moves to end flood prevention plans delay

Planning Documents from Tattenhall, Cheshire Neighbourhood Plan

Planning documents from Tattenhall (Cheshire) Neighbourhood Plan – apart from the structure of the plan itself, the Examiner’s report makes very interesting reading.

Download (Tattenhall-Neighbourhood-Plan.pdf)

Download (Tattenhall-Examiners-Report-FINAL-20AUG13.pdf)

 

Planning Portal – Funding to help communities build

Funding to help communities build

Housing Minister Mark Prisk has announced that funding is to be made available for people with plans and ideas for their neighbourhood, (I.e. self-build homes and community shops) and require resources to work up designs and obtain planning permission.

Under this initiative some £17m originally earmarked solely to help Community . . . → Read More: Planning Portal – Funding to help communities build

Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan reaches examination stage

The publication Neighbourhood Planning reports that:

The draft Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan circulated earlier this year has been amended to take into account the comments and suggestions made by consultation bodies and local people.

The revised, examination version of the Neighbourhood Plan has now been submitted to Harborough District Council in order to undergo a . . . → Read More: Broughton Astley Neighbourhood Plan reaches examination stage