Category Archives: Neighbourhood Plan (NHP)

Neighbourhood Plans have become an important way of helping shape communities under new planning policies and guidelines. Hanley Castle Parish Council has decided to set the process of developing their Neighbourhood plan in motion as soon as possible to ensure that the community’s wishes are not ignored in the future.

Declaration of Results – NHP Poll 2018

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Hanley Castle Neighbourhood Development Plan – The Last Step

At long last after a prolonged development period we have reached the last step in having a neighbourhood plan for the parish of Hanley Castle.

All that remains is for the community to vote on the acceptability of the plan. In consequence a referendum relating to the plan will be held on Thursday 29 November 2018. Continue reading

Neighbourhood Plan – Public Consulation

February 16th to April 6th 2018

Malvern Hills District Council have organised the latest consultation on the Hanley Castle Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan.

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The Neighbourhood Development Plan – We ARE Getting There!

It would seem that every time I propose a closing timetable for our Neighbourhood Plan I get it drastically wrong. Obviously in all those years as a project manager I learnt nothing!

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Neighbourhood Plan – Time to Comment (Again)

This is a further opportunity for the residents of the parish of Hanley Castle to comment upon the documents which comprise the neighbourhood plan. In 2014 we received the results of our questionnaires to both residents and businesses. Since then a lot of work has been done to reflect these results in policies that will form part of the planning process. The results of our previous informal consultation have been incorporated into these revised documents. Continue reading

Neighbourhood Plan – What we did in 2016

Neighbourhood Plan – Consultation Results

The results of the informal consultation are now available:

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Neighbourhood Plan – Time to Comment

This is an opportunity for the residents of the parish of Hanley Castle to comment upon the draft documents which comprise the neighbourhood plan. In 2014 we received the results of our questionnaires to both residents and businesses. Since then a lot of work has been done to reflect these results in policies that will form part of the planning process. Continue reading

Neighbourhood Planning – What we did in 2015

When we started to develop our Neighbourhood Plan I don’t think any of us envisaged it would take more than two years! Here we are at the start of 2016 entering year three of our endeavours; I can at last see some light at the end of the tunnel. Our Plan will of course be linked to the South Worcestershire Development Plan which is expected to be adopted around Easter time 2016. We will be aiming to have our plan drafted, but not approved, in a similar timescale.

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NHP – Aims and Objectives

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