Beckley and Stowood, Oxfordshire

What are Neighbourhood Plans?

Neighbourhood planning is part of a new approach to planning introduced by the Localism Act 2011. The new system is designed to be more collaborative and gives communities more powers to shape the future of the places where they live and work.

Neighbourhood Planning is the government's initiative of trying to empower local communities to help make and take forward planning proposals at a local level.  The idea being that local people

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The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and the Parish Council will launch the public consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan on 1st December 2017 until 24th February.   The normal consultation period is 6 weeks, but as this consultation runs over the Christmas holiday we are running it for an additional 7 weeks.   There will also be a public meeting on Tuesday 6th February at 8pm at the village hall with a presentation, questions and answers on the Plan. The whole plan, which..........Click to read full article