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Here's the latest news for Leicestershire Neighbourhood Planning Network

20 Minute Neighbourhoods

Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 09:19

The idea behind a '20 minute neighbourhood' is that most people's daily needs can be met within a short walk or cycle from where they live. The benefits of this approach are multiple: improvements in mental... Read More »

Tags: 20 minute neighbourhood, Accessibility, Communities

How to Implement, Monitor and Review your Made Neighbourhood Plan

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 08:33

This useful Toolkit produced by Urban Vision Enterprise CIC on behalf of Locality has been designed to assist you to successfully implement your plan. This includes making effective and considered representations... Read More »

Tags: Monitoring, Toolkit

Creating Accessible Documents

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 08:54

In today's working environment more and more information is being produced digitally. When producing information which is aimed at or to be viewed by the public, it is important to make that information... Read More »

Tags: Accessibility, communities, documents, equalities

COVID-19 Impact Conversations

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 08:17

Leicestershire County Council would like to hear about how the pandemic has been for you and your community. The last year has been a really difficult time for people across the County, many of whom have... Read More »

Tags: Community, Conversations, Engagement, Pandemic

Alternative Engagement

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 08:32

During these unprecedented times, we are having to come up with new ways of doing things. One company, ARUP Consultants, have come up with a new way to use technology to deliver an unusual virtual exhibition... Read More »

Tags: Consultation, engagement

Notes on Neighbourhood Planning - June 2020 Edition 24

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:04

The Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government have released their latest bulletin which provides an update on the latest neighbourhood planning news and policy developments.

This edition... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Community Support, Neighbourhood Planning, Newsletter

Changes to neighbourhood planning in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 08:44

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government have made changes to Paragraph 107 which sets out changes that have been introduced to neighbourhood planning in response to the coronavirus... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Neighbourhood Planning

Using Rivers to Enhance Neighbourhood Plans

Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:14

The below guide has been produced by the Welland River Trust and sets out some of the benefits that your local river could bring to your community and how to consider them when preparing a Neighbourhood... Read More »

Tags: Environment, Neighbourhood Planning, rivers

Congratulations Great Glen

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:11

Congratulations to Great Glen Neighbourhood Plan group on the successful referendum of their revised Neighbourhood Plan. The referendum, which took place on 23rd January 2020 with a turnout of 23.2% and... Read More »

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Planning, referendum

Promoting biodiversity through the UK planning systems

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 07:36

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) with the Partnership for Biodiversity in Planning have published new advice for town planners on Biodiversity in Planning. It examines the obligations and opportunities... Read More »

Tags: Neighbourhood Planning, climate change, environment