Please note that the next meeting of the Steering Group on Tuesday, April 4 will be at the earlier time of 7 pm, in the Youth Centre. David Marlow, Principal Planning Policy Officer from Rother District Council, and Donna Moles will be joining us to discuss the conclusions of the recent Regulation 16 consultation
As our Neighbourhood Plan has reached the 'submission' stage, it is the role of Rother District Council (as the local planning authority) to publicise the Neighbourhood Plan.
Rother District Council (RDC) is therefore currently carrying out formal public consultation on the submitted Salehurst & Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan.
The consultation runs from 9am, Friday 10th February until 4:30pm, Friday 24 March 2017.
It is with a great deal of pride that I am able to report that we have, on 22 December 2016, scaled another rung of the Neighbourhood Plan Regulation ladder, this time Reg.15.
Two open days have been arranged for you to come along and see the Draft Plan and associated background documents and to give us your feedback:
Friday 7th October: 2pm - 8pm
Saturday 8th October: 10am - 4pm
Both events at the Youth Centre, George Hill - we look forward to seeing you.
On Saturday 27 February the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group held a consultation day in the Youth Centre which was very well attended by people from the village, as well as local and district council officers and people from neighbouring villages who are thinking about embarking on their own Plans.
There was an excellent response to the parish-wide survey circulated in September. The results are here.
Donna Moles has provided standardised reports of the presentations which were made to the Steering Group by potential developers. Go to "Resources" to find them - scroll down - there are quite a lot of resources.
The Youth Centre was buzzing with residents from 9am to 4pm on 4th July, when developers were on hand to discuss the merits of their sites for housing and/or business use.
About 500 people dropped in to look at and talk over the displays. Here is their feedback.
... although some hadn't quite got the hang of the pens ...
Many people at the exhibition on the Saturday asked if the maps and other material could be available to look at again.
Here is a map showing most of the proposed sites. Please note however that it is not quite complete - there are a couple more plots of land between the site marked "Pound Platt" and the large Mill site.
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The brown line shows the current development boundary; the pink outline is the site at Culverwells which already has planning permission; and the black lines show most of the sites which are possibilities for development.
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