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Brackenfield Parish Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan proposal under the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (reg. 15).
The Plan sets out a vision for the Brackenfield Parish and establishes the type of development needed to help sustain the community. If made, it will become part of the development plan for land use and development proposals within Brackenfield Parish.  The Plan can be inspected in the following ways:
At North East Derbyshire District Council’s Offices at Mill Lane, Wingerworth between 9am & 4.30pm 

At the following location in the Plan area:- - The Plough Inn, Matlock Road, Brackenfield, DE55 6DD 

Viewed on the Council’s website:-
If you have any comments on the Neighbourhood Plan, please respond by e-mail to  Emails are preferred but you may comment in writing to: Helen Fairfax, Planning Policy Manager, North East Derbyshire District Council,  2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth,  Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG
All responses must be received no later than 5pm on Friday 12th April 2019. Please title your response ‘Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan: Submission Draft’ and where possible refer to specific paragraphs or policies on which you are commenting.  

The Plan proposal has been submitted with a selection of documents and is supported by evidence used in the preparation of the Plan. These are available via the above web sites.

The District Council has determined that the legal requirements of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations are complied with. It has also confirmed that the Plan does not require an Environmental Assessment or a Habitats Regulation Assessment, in accordance with the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.

Following the consultation period the Plan will be examined by an independent Examiner, who will report to the District Council, following which they will decide what action to take and whether to go forward to ‘make’ the Neighbourhood Plan part of the development plan for the District. You may include in your comments a request to be notified of our decision on this plan.

If you have any queries you may email the above address or ring the office on 01246 217170.

Neighbourhood Watch 2019

The meeting on Friday seemed to be sucessful and well attended by around 35 neighbours. Dates about the next meeting will be published as soon as organised. A big thank you to Christine and Mike Edwards for organising and to all the helpers on drinkls and nibbles.


Tuesday 14 May at 6.30pm at Brackenfield Church Hall

Brackenfield Village Association Annual General Meeting. All welcome.

Spring Walk

Saturday 6 April at 10am. Meet at Brackenfield Church Hall

Spring Walk: A short walk round local footpaths led by Peter Pilsbury.
Suitable for families. Followed by refreshments.

Friday 22 February at 6.30pm at Brackenfield Church Hall

Neighbourhood Watch Meeting followed by a short update on the
Neighbourhood PLan.

Free refreshments. All welcome!

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