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Where we are with Neighbourhood Planning

The below timeline will detail significant events and milestones in the preparation of  the Newbiggin by the Sea Neighbourhood Plan

July 2019

Thank you to all who took part in the first round of engagement on the Newbiggin by the Sea Neighbourhood Development Plan. A report detailing the feedback is attached.

Consultation report 190729

March 2019

Initial community consultation commences; 21st March to 15th April.

More information is available at our community drop-in events:

Wednesday 27th March 2pm-7pm at St. Bartholomew’s Church Centre

Saturday 30th March 11am -3pm at St. Bartholomew’s Church Centre

Share your views with us via Neighbourhood Development Plan Questionnaire

Find out more via Consultation background paper

January 2019

Steering Group meeting held to consider future consultation options.

September 2018

Inaugural meeting of the Steering Group held and new members appointed to include County Councillors for the area and a representative of Newbiggin Community Ventures.

March 2018

Steering group representation agreed by Town Council March 2018

February 2018

Neighbourhood Planning Area Designation

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Town Council applied to Northumberland County Council to designate the civil parish of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea as a neighbourhood area, with the express purpose of preparing a neighbourhood development plan.

The application was approved by Northumberland County Council on 07 February 2018.

Details of this application and the decision can be found below:

Neighbourhood Area Application.

Neighbourhood Area Decision Report.

Neighbourhood Area Decision Document.

Neighbourhood Area Map.  

October 2017

Town Council Resolves to commence a Neighbourhood Plan at the meeting held  October 2017
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