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Three neighbourhood plans covering the entire borough of Torbay have been adopted following "yes" votes at local referendums on 2 May.
Updated neighbourhood planning guidance that allows plan-making bodies to produce their own housing requirement figure may place burdens on community groups, practitioners fear.
The Labour Party is considering simplifying the local and neighbourhood plan process and wants to give communities a 'much stronger voice' in the system, the shadow planning minister has revealed.
Neighbourhood planning groups have been invited to bid for a share of an £8.5 million fund to identify sites and grant permission for locally-discounted homes.
- Principal Planning Consultant (Policy) Capita Manchester/Salford (North West) or Breckland or North Tyneside or Barnet (North London)
- P/T Senior Planning Officer (Minerals & Waste) Lewis Davey Shefford, Bedfordshire, Flex Working
- Planner | Nottingham | 1 - 3 years' experience Lewis Davey Nottingham
- Strategic Projects Manager (Planning Delivery) upto £54,656 Lewis Davey Shefford, Bedfordshire
- Consultant - Associate Planners | Cotswolds | MRTPI | Excellent Package Including Car Lewis Davey Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Brandon Lewis has issued a written statement extending by 6 months the period for consideration of the recovery of planning appeals for residential development over 10 units in areas where a qualifying body has submitted a neighbourhood plan proposal to the local planning authority or where a neighbourhood plan has been made.
The Harlesden Neighbourhood Plan is to be subject to a referendum after an examiner praised efforts by the neighbourhood forum to ensure the document "truly reflects the ambitions of the local community".
The Middlewich Neighbourhood Plan failed at the referendum stage after a political row over its preparation, say those who campaigned for and against the strategy. Experts say the plan's rejection shows the importance of wide community engagement.
A neighbourhood plan in a Leeds suburb is aiming to encourage development and revive the local centre, Mark Wilding reports.
Cornwall Council has equalled Wiltshire to take joint second place in the league table of local planning authorities with the highest number of adopted, or "made", neighbourhood plans (see chart below).
Neighbourhood plans are here to stay. The latest government figures show that more than 2,400 groups have started on producing one. They are without equal as mechanisms for engaging local people in the planning system.
Last month, the judgment on the High Court challenge to the government's written ministerial statement on neighbourhood planning was handed down.
If the man travelling to St Ives in the nursery rhyme is planning to buy a new second home there with any or all of his seven wives, he has another thing coming.