This guidance from Locality deals with the need for neighbourhood plans to be in general conformity with strategic local planning policies, which is one of the ‘basic conditions’ that all neighbourhood plans and neighbourhood development orders (NDOs) must meet.
The guidance deals with how to identify strategic local policies, how to consider general conformity and the implications of having local plans of varying ages or stages of preparation.
Grow Wild Community Project Funding
Grow Wild is a four-year campaign to bring people together to sow UK native wild flowers. It is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and led by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Grow Wild funding is available for local organisations to develop community sites. These are places where local people use UK native plants to create a space for everyone to enjoy by giving neglected and uncared-for sites and spaces a new lease of life.
The people who live in the 4.1m social homes in England and Wales are as unique and individual as people in the private rented sector, but by scrutinising the most recent household data certain trends in demographics emerge. Read more about Affordable housing statistics
Community-led housing: building the homes your community needs
Date: Friday, 27 November 2015
Time: 9:30am – 12.40pm
Lunch is included
RSVP: Please book your place here.
Coventry City Council
Diamond Rooms, Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RR.
Hosted by Coventry City Council
WRc plc are an environmental consultancy working with the Drinking Water Inspectorate to ensure that adequate guidance is available on managing drinking water supplies in rural community buildings.
They are distributing the attached questionnaire about drinking water quality of both public (mains water) and private (e.g. private borehole) drinking water supplies, and issues specific to rural areas. Completed questionnaires should be returned to ...
The following information is from a real plan undertaken in 2015 by Tysoe Village Hall. The committee's aim was to make the hall more welcoming, energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and sustainable.
to make wider use of the hall during winter months, thereby increasing the revenue generated;
to comply wiith current regulations on heating and lighting;
to make the hall more appealing and comfortable for existing users and new room hirers;
Below is a PDF of a story apearing in the Stratford Observer newspaper referring to the building of affordable homes across Stratford district.
In the past year a record 215 new affordable homes were built in the district, including rural housing schemes in Harbury and Ilmington. Communities interested in identifying unmet local housing need and future schemes should contact WRCC. ...
You can now access the centenary edition of DCLG's regular 'Notes on Neighbourhood Planning' newsletter.
This publication marks passing the milestone of 100 successful neighbourhood planning referendums in England, and provides an update on the latest policy news and developments.