Version 1.4 is the version of the plan referred to in my report to the Parish Council dated 17 Sep 18. You can open and/or download a copy by clicking on the logo below. As I explained in my report this version is subject to a final tidy up before it goes out for consultation at the end of the month. This version is not confidential as such but given that we have quite an extensive and formal consultation planned it would seem best not to share it widely at present.
Click on the logo for version 1.4
The other documents referred to in my report, and the report itself, are also online. Click on the title of the document below.
my report to the Parish Council
the 14 mitigation sites policy
the reg 14 consultation strategy
We have been very busy over the summer doing further work to the draft Histon & Impington Neighbourhood Plan. It’s really taking shape now.
The next big event will be the pre-submission consultation at the beginning of October when we will be taking the draft plan out to the community to get your views.
Look out for all the ways in which you’ll be able to access and comment on the plan – we’ll be sending out lots of communication as it gets nearer to the consultation period.
After a reasonably frenetic winter during which we took on a little consultant time and reviewed our plan and plans with officers at South Cambs we published version 1.0 of the plan late in January. Click here to download a copy.
We also ran a number of workshops for parish councillors and this is the presentation we used to support them.
Many thanks to all of you who have given feedback via the workshop and online survey so far.
The survey will close on Friday 6th October. The draft Neighbourhood Plan is here
Your feedback is very important as it will influence the Plan’s development. Eventually the Plan will go to an independent examiner and then a referendum will be held mid next year.
We had a successful workshop to share the draft of our Neighbourhood Plan on Tuesday. The response from those attending was very positive and some very useful comments and amendments were suggested. The overall feedback was that yes, we’ve listened well and got the priorities right but some of the policies need a bit of tweaking.
There is an online survey to comment on the draft policies. We want to hear from as many people as possible. The presentation that explains the thinking behind the policies and progress so far is here.
Tuesday 12th September 2017 19.30 – 21.30
Recreation Ground Community Room
We have listened to your views and ideas and the Histon & Impington Neighbourhood Plan has progressed. We have been working hard over recent months to ensure that it reflects the aspirations of our community as evidenced especially by last year’s Big Survey.
It is an important document as once made Neighbourhood Plans form part of the statutory development plan. This means that South Cambridgeshire District Council must use our Neighbourhood Plan to determine planning applications. It will shape the future of our community.
We have almost finished the first draft and want to present it to you.
We need your feedback! Have we got it right? Have we missed anything significant?
Please join us for this workshop.
The surveys are in the hands of our delivery team and we should be getting our copies this week, some of us may already have them. It’s also available on-line at www.enventure.co.uk/ourhi. Please use the password/access code ‘ourhi’
If anyone wants more paper copies of the survey they can be downloaded here (click here).
This survey is all about us saying how we want our community to develop and providing the Neighbourhood Plan team with the evidence to build a set of policies which will be ‘material considerations’ when the developers come knocking.
At the same time this survey gives us a chance to express our opinions about several other non-planning matters like 20mph speed limits, an additional guided-bus stop and parking.
Please fill in the survey. Please get others in your household to fill one in and encourage others you know who live in or visit the the villages to fill in. The bigger the response rate we get the stronger is the evidence which underpins our Neighbourhood Plan.