Neighbourhood Plan for North Luffenham
Taking control of planning in the village
How would you like the Parish of North Luffenham to look in 10 to 20 years time? The Village Survey of 2017 indicated that the general environment and proximity to the countryside were very important and being part of a community as important to the residents of North Luffenham
The proposed development of St. George’s Barracks, with a new town bigger than Uppingham, is a threat to the environment of North Luffenham in terms of visual impact and increased traffic. The local parish councils are striving to reduce the numbers of houses in the development, but it is likely that there will be some utilisation of the former airfield.
A Neighbourhood Plan enables local communities to control the planning of the area in which they live and work. It can be used to:
- Develop a shared vision for your neighbourhood.
- Choose where new homes and other development should be built.
- Identify and protect important local green spaces.
- Influence what new buildings should look like.
It is essentially a planning document for the whole of the parish, and as such can influence any development on St. George’s within the parish boundary.(p.t.o.)
Only a Parish Council can initiate a Neighbourhood Plan, but it can only be successfully impact the St Georges development with the support of the village and the Parish Council wants your help and enthusiasm to see it through.
There will be a presentation at the Community Centre on 9th December at 7.0 pm.
The parish council feel it is important to the future of the village so please, if you are able, try and attend either just to know more or would like to be involved in some way.
All welcome; please do come.