1st May 2013 Co-options & Councillors It was with some reluctance that I agreed to succeed Bob Uglow as Chairman of the Council owing to the time needed to carry out the duties properly. I remain of this point of view but hope that I have come somewhere close to my predecessor’s level of effectiveness. […]
On 23rd June 2017 Wycombe District Council formally adopted the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan and its Appendices, concluding a journey which started in the summer of 2015. From this date the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan forms part of Wycombe District Council’s Development Plan and will be used to make decisions related to land uses and planning applications in […]
81.48% of local residents who voted at the referendum on 4th May 2017 wanted Wycombe District Council to use the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan to help it decide planning applications in the parish. Further details can be found on the Wycombe District Council website. The Plan will come into force once adopted by Wycombe District Council […]
The Bledlow-cum-Saunderton neighbourhood planning referendum will take place on 4th May 2017 on the question: “Do you want Wycombe District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Bledlow-cum-Saunderton parish to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?” Further details on the referendum can be found on the Wycombe District Council website.
On 7th February 2017 Wycombe District Council accepted the Examiner’s recommendations included in his Final Report, following an extension (agreed between the Parish Council and Wycombe District Council) of the date by which Wycombe District Council needed to decide on the Examiner’s recommendations. The Examiner recommended making five modifications to the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan relating to […]
Councillor Simon Breese, Chairman of Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Parish Council, has formally written to Martin Tett, Leader of Bucks County Council, expressing the views of the parish council on the proposals to form new unitary authorities. It is the opinion of the council that a single county-wide unitary authority would be best for the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton parish. You can […]
On 24th October Wycombe District Council appointed Mr Robert Yuille as the Examiner of the Bledlow-cum-Saunderton Neighbourhood Plan. Mr Yuille will start the examination of the Neighbourhood Plan shortly after the current public consultation ends on 25th October. For further information on the work which Mr Yuille will carry out please visit Wycombe District Council website.
Wycombe District Council has now checked that the Plan meets all the necessary legal requirements and has published it for a further and final round of public consultation. This statutory six weeks consultation starts on Monday 12th September and will be managed directly by Wycombe District Council. Details of the consultation, including how to respond […]
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, […]