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The next meeting of the steering group is on Wednesday 16th November at 13:30 in the Memorial (Village) Hall.

All welcome to come along.

Many thanks to all who helped out and attended the first EVENT day on 23rd October. The day was a great success and inspired the steering committee to progress further on the long road ahead. A full report will be added to this webpage as soon as it is compiled.

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On 23 February 2016 the Parish of Alvington was designated as a  Neighbourhood Area and is undertaking a Neighbourhood Plan – Alvington

Past, Present and Future.

A Neighbourhood Plan…
• Needs the community to have their say in the future of their area.
• Can influence where new development is located, and the design, layout
and materials used.
• Can help to ensure that new development is sympathetic to the surrounding
area and meets the needs of the local community.
• Is a community-led framework for guiding the future development and growth
of an area. It may contain a vision, aims, planning policies, proposals for
improving the area or providing new facilities, or allocation of key sites for
specific kinds of development.
• Relates to the use and development of land and associated social,
economic and environmental issues.
• May deal with a wide range of issues (like housing, employment, heritage
and transport) or it may focus on one or two issues that are of particular
importance in a local area.
• Must positively and sustainably seek to meet the development needs of
their area – it will not stop development.
• Is a legal document with the same status as the Local Plan once it has
undergone examination and referendum.

For more information: http://alvingtonvillage.org/planning/
http://locality.org.uk/projects/building-community/