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Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network Event 19th November

Tuesday 19th November 2019 - County Hall, Glenfield

The Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network provides an opportunity for Neighbourhood Planning groups within Leicestershire to come together and share their experiences, knowledge and skills. The Agenda for the meeting will be available shortly. If you have items that you would like to include please get in touch. If we are not able to accommodate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 18:28 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Localism, neighbourhood plan, LCC, training, planning

Market Bosworth nominated for a Royal Town Planning Institute Award

Market Bosworth nominated for a Royal Town Planning Institute Award

Member councils undertaking similar work may be interested and inspired to see that Market Bosworth has produced a document which has been nominated for a Royal Town Planning Institute Award and is a finalist at the upcoming awards ceremony.

This is very exciting for them, especially as the work has been done entirely by volunteers. They have been nominated against some "big guns"!

It's a huge achievement... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 10:39 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: LRALC, Localism, neighbourhood plan

How much of your area is built on?

For the first time, you can find out at the click of button exactly how the land is used in your local authority area.

Every council area in the UK has been analysed and individual maps produced showing how much of the area falls into four land categories:

  • Farmland
  • Natural
  • Built on
  • Green urban

Member councils may find this tool useful when considering such matters. Click here to access it.

The data has been... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:47 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Planning, Land, Neighbourhood Plan

NALC publishes the Good Councillors Guide to Neighbourhood Planning

NALC has announced the publication of the Good Councillors Guide to Neighbourhood Planning. This vital and innovative guide is the first of its kind and is aimed at local councillors who are interested in finding out more about their role in relation to neighbourhood planning.

The guide is available now to download (see link below)

Posted: Wed, 24 May 2017 13:35 by admin

Tags: Nalc, neighbourhood plan

"Exploring the Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits of Creating a Neighbourhood Plan" Tuesday January 24th 2017 - Uppingham

Exploring the Environmental, Social and Economic Benefits of Creating a Neighbourhood Plan Tuesday January 24th 2017

The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9PY - 10am to 4.30pm A DCLG/Locality Funded Invitation supported by Rutland County Council.

Please click on link below for information on this event which is intended to bring together communities not yet convinced about the merits of creating... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:15 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: Localism, planning, neighbourhood plan

LRALC Awarded Runner-Up Status in Outstanding Project of The Year Category at NALC Star Councils Ceremony

LRALC Awarded Runner-Up Status in Outstanding Project of The Year Category at NALC Star Councils Ceremony

Following the news that LRALC was a finalist in the NALC Star Councils Awards (http://www.nalc.gov.uk/news/entry/684-nalc-announces-star-councils-2016-awards-winners) in the CALC Outstanding Project of The Year category your Association was announced as runner up at the awards last night.

The project we were shortlisted for was the joint Neighbourhood Plan project delivered with the Rural Community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:45 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: LRALC, Nalc, neighbourhood plan

Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network - New Website

Information regarding Leicestershire County Council's Neighbourhood Planning Network is now hosted on a new website:

www.leicestershirecommunities.org.uk/np/

Please note that if you use the previous website address (www.leicestershireforums.org) this will automatically re-direct you to the new Leicestershire Communities website. If you then select Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network from the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:54 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: neighbourhood plan, LCC, planning

Neighbourhood Planning Event 30th March 2015 - Presentations

All presentations from the event held at Anstey on 30/4/15 can be found below.

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 13:00 by admin

Tags: Localism, neighbourhood plan

Plain English Guide to The Planning System

The Government has just published its 'Plain English guide to the planning system'.

This document provides a summary of how the planning system in England works, using 12 headings including national planning policy, neighbourhood planning, obtaining planning permission and planning enforcement .

It is intended to give an overview and does not set out planning policy.

A copy of this document can be found... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:00 by Jake Atkinson

Tags: neighbourhood plan, Guidance, planning