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Steering Group Meeting – 27 April 2017

The main aim of this meeting was to agree the Steering Group’s approach to the engagement with the Action in Rural Sussex (AirS) consultancy/charity. During and after the previous meeting we collated the information and evidence that we have collected so … Continue reading

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Newick – Baroness 1 : Government : 0

At the beginning of December, there was a considerable upset to Newick’s Neighbourhood Plan. Although it had been voted into force by referendum, the Secretary of State’s (Mr Javid) decided to allow a developer to build 50 dwellings at the Mitchelswood … Continue reading

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Proposed Wealden Local Plan – March 2017

Wealden have produced a Draft Local Plan and they are inviting comments (8 May to 19 June) on whether it is meets legal and soundness requirements.   This builds on the Issues and Options Consultation document that several Uckfield people commented … Continue reading

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Ready, Steady, Go!

My informal notes from the Steering Group Meeting for 23 February 2017. This session was about how to consolidate the work we have done so far and move forward. First a big thank you to Holly who got us organised … Continue reading

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Steering Group Meeting – 23 Feb – Agenda

We will be deciding the response to AiRS (consultants) at the Council Chamber, Uckfield Civic Centre – 7.00pm – 8.40pm. Volunteers are always welcome especially as we are now entering a new phase of the work. The Agenda will be: … Continue reading

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Uckfield TCR (High Street Works)

Uckfield TCR have issued minutes for their 27 Jan meeting. This is key set with a lot of information. Final Update on Stage 2 of TCR: Stage 2 (the High Street) is done – there are some snagging/additional items to be … Continue reading

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Steering Group Meeting -26 Jan 2017

Our first meeting of the new year discussed the prospect of getting AirS (Action in rural Sussex) to help Uckfield create the Neighbourhood Plan.  They joined us for one of our meetings and then provided a Scope of Work. The … Continue reading

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Appeal Against Newick Decision

At the beginning of December, there was a considerable upset to Newick’s Neighbourhood Plan. Although it had been voted into force by referendum, the Secretary of State’s (Mr Javid) decided to allow a developer to build 50 dwellings at the Mitchelswood … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Planning Bill 2016-17

This is a very brief look at the Neighbourhood Planning element of the Bill.  Oddly, given its name, only a few pages of the 50 page bill talk about Neighbourhood Planning. Most of the information here comes from the Explanatory … Continue reading

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Minister’s Written Statement

On the 12th of December the Minister of State for Housing & Planning, Gavin Barwell, made a written statement about Neighbourhood Plans. Supply of deliverable housing sites It says: “The Government confirms that where a planning application conflicts with a … Continue reading

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