On 25th August 2016, the Parish Council approved the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan (“Plan”) for submission to Wycombe District Council, as the competent local planning authority. The following documents have now been submitted: Submission Plan and its Appendices Sustainability Appraisal Report (incorporating the Strategic Environmental Assessment) Basic Conditions Statement Consultation Statement and its Appendix M Wycombe District Council […]
On 7th July 2016 Pinsent Masons, the solicitors acting on behalf of the developer St Congar, sent a letter to members of the public detailing the “minor variations” to St Congar’s development proposal and inviting representations from the public on the revised documents. The letter does not specify if the representations received will be made […]
The Molins appeal remains scheduled to start on Wednesday 7th September . The Neighbourhood Plan Working Group has noted with interest an exchange of letters between Pinsent Masons the solicitors acting on behalf of the developer St Congar and Wycombe District Council. In the letter St Congar has proposed several ‘minor variations to the appeal […]
The first draft of the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan (“Plan”) was approved by the Parish Council on 2nd June 2016 for submission to consultation and is now available for public consultation for a period of six weeks (from 8th June to 20th July 2016 inclusive) as required by the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. The documents […]
The Task Groups set up in December 2015 to gather evidence and develop policies related to specific topics to be covered by the Neighbourhood Plan have concluded their work. The findings and recommendations of the Task Groups are summarised in a series of reports, which are now available.
137 feedback forms were received during the consultation process which ended on 23rd March 2016. The Neighbourhood Plan Team has analysed all feedback and prepared a Feedback Report, which highlights the implications of these comments on the drafting of the Neighbourhood Plan.
The consultation period ended on 23rd March 2016. The first draft of the Neighbourhood Plan is due in May when it will be reviewed by the Parish Council. In total the Neighbourhood Plan Team received 137 feedback forms, 68 collected from the public meetings on 27th February and 5th March and 69 mailed or e-mailed, […]
The Neighbourhood Plan Team has organised two “clinics” to discuss ideas for the plan with residents in a one-to-one format, as follows: Wednesday 16th March 7.00- 9.00PM at Bledlow Ridge Village Hall Thursday 17th March 7.00-9.00PM at Bledlow Village Hall.
A total of 145 residents attended the public meetings which took place on 27th February and 5th March 2016. During these meetings, several people commented that there was a lot to take in. In order to give people further opportunity to comment and to express their opinions the consultation period before publishing the Draft Neighbourhood […]
The survey was sent to all households in the Parish during the week of 11th January 2016 with an official closing date of 25th January 2016. However, responses received by 31st January 2016 were accepted and have been included in the analysis. A total of 360 responses to the survey were returned out of 921 surveys […]
The Neighbourhood Plan Working Group has organised two Public Events on: Saturday 27th February from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM at Bledlow Ridge Village Hall Saturday 5th March from 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM at Bledlow Village Hall. A summary of the results of the Parish Survey conducted in January will be presented. The five […]
Today Royal Mail has started delivering the survey to all households in the Parish. Residents can choose to complete the survey: Either by filling in the paper form, to be returned using the provided Freepost envelope Or electronically, following the instructions included in the cover letter and on-line. Should any residents not have received the […]
Plans for a survey of all residents of the Parish have now been finalised. In early January 2016 all households will receive by mail a survey covering a wide range of planning issues. This is a real opportunity for all residents to influence the policies, which will shape planning in the Parish over the next […]
At its meeting on 16th November 2015 Wycombe District Council Cabinet reviewed the recommendations of the Task & Finish Group concerning the possible development of the Saunderton Area Action Plan and made the following decisions: Recommendation 1 – Agreed The principle of established national planning policy of protecting the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Green Belt must be upheld […]
At the Parish Council’s 5th November meeting the consensus was that Wycombe District Council’s Task and Finish Group’s recommendations were to be welcomed, particularly those to protect the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and that the Saunderton Local Area Action Plan be abandoned in favour of the Parish Council’s Neighbourhood Plan. The Group’s recommendations will […]