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Final Version of Broadstone Neighbourhood Plan

This is the final version of the Neighbourhood Plan following amendments recommended by the Independent Examiner. Most of the changes have been minor, with little or no impact upon the policies themselves, though Policy 6 relating to the bungalows in … Continue reading

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Final statutory consultation for Broadstone Neighbourhood Plan

10th November—22nd December 2017 Poole Borough Council is consulting on the Broadstone Neighbourhood Plan prior to submission for examination by a Government Inspector. The consultation begins on Friday 10th November at midday and ends at midnight on 22nd December. This … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – November 2017

Poole Council’s Place overview and Scrutiny committee met on October 4th and unanimously voted to recommend the Broadstone Neighbourhood Plan should go to public consultation and independent examination. Subject to Cabinet approval the consultation will begin in early November. The … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – October 2017

Progress has been made since last month’s update and it is now possible to confirm that the Neighbourhood Plan meets all the Basic Requirements. In other words, all the legal and statutory requirements have been met and the text and … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – September 2017

After four and a half years of evidence collecting, numerous consultations and even more revisions, the final version of the Draft Neighbourhood Plan is finished at last. This, together with updated documents have now been sent to the planning consultant … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – July 2017

I should have learned by now not to make predictions. In last month’s up-date I stated that we would have received the Basic Conditions report by the beginning of June, and that we would be moving the plan forward through … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – June 2017

On several occasions in the past we have mentioned the need for a Health Check prior to submission of the plan to the Borough of Poole. Shortly after our Annual General meeting at the end of March we passed the … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum; Annual Report, 30th March 2017

This last year has been something of a rollercoaster ride, with highs and lows. The year started well. Following the 2016 Annual General Meeting we frantically brought all the Neighbourhood Plan documentation up to date and uploaded to our website … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – May 2017

Since our Annual General Meeting at the end of March we have received confirmation that we have been awarded another Government grant. While this is not as much as we had hoped for, it will help us to progress the … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – April 2017

If ever there were a process in which the goal posts keep changing, then neighbourhood planning would be it. I referred in last month’s update to some local factors that could impact upon the neighbourhood plan. In addition to Local … Continue reading

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