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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum AGM

The 2017 Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum AGM is on 30th March at 7:30 to 9:30 at St. John’s Church Hall, Macaulay Road, Broadstone. Everyone is welcome.

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – March 2017

In last month’s update I referred to two events that have the potential to impact upon the work of the Neighbourhood Forum at some time in the future. The executive met at the end of January to discuss the implications … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – February 2017

When will the plan be ready? is a question I get asked from time to time and it is a very difficult one to answer. I wish I could give a precise date but a number of influences are outside … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – January 2017

Shortly after writing the last update we received the response document from Strategic Planning Services, Borough of Poole. Whilst the comments were wide ranging the general tone of the document was one of support. There are a few changes required … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – December 2016

The executive continues to meet every month even though there is currently little activity. Once again we are waiting for revised responses from Poole Borough Council without which it is not possible to complete the required update of the draft … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – November 2016

Congratulations to Poole Quays Forum. Their neighbourhood plan has now been given the green light by a Government Inspector and, subject to a number of small amendments, should soon be going out to a referendum. Our Neighbourhood plan has not … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – October 2016

It has been a fairly quiet time for the Forum with no meetings during the holiday period, but by the time you read this article we will be well and truly back in harness and faced with an end of … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – September 2016

August has been a relatively quiet month for the Neighbourhood Forum. We submitted our response to Poole’s Draft Local Plan housing consultation focusing on two aspects, namely, encroachment onto green belt land and the proposal for 20 houses above the … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – August 2016

With the Council’s housing suggestions currently out to public consultation the Neighbourhood Forum executive held a special meeting on Tuesday 5th July to discuss the suggestions which could affect Broadstone in the next few years. Our Special guest was Nick … Continue reading

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Broadstone Neighbourhood Forum – July 2016

The statutory consultation period for the Broadstone Draft Neighbourhood Plan has now ended and work is well underway processing the comments received. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed in any way to the … Continue reading

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