The Neighbourhood Plan has now been to independent examination and is ready for referendum. Below is the final version that will be voted on in the referendum.
We will put the date of the referendum on our website as soon as we know it.
The Neighbourhood Plan went to BaNES for the Reg 16 Consultation, which has now closed.
Below is the final version:
and the final consultation statement:
Below is the BANES Habitat Regulation Assessment for Westfield
Below is the BANES Strategic Environmental Assessment for Westfield
Below is the Basic Conditions Statement
Below is the Evidence Base
Below is the Sustainability Appraisal
Responses are are invited on the Reg. 14 Consultation on the Pre Submission Draft.
The Consultation runs from 30th October 2017 until 11th December 2017. View the Pre Submission Draft at the link below, or the hard copy and comments sheet in the Reception at the Oval Office, Cobblers Way, Westfield BA3 3BX between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday. All comments and names will be made public and all contact details will be sent to the independent examiner.
Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or write them on the comments sheet at the Oval Office Reception by 11th December 2017.
View the Press release about this consultation in the Journal
Below you will find the full analysis of the comments that were made in the initial options consultation.
You might have received a card through your letterbox advising that the Neighbourhood Plan consultation with residents is available online to complete, well;
If you have difficulty in viewing the Microsoft Word version, then a pdf version is here.
We understand that it is a large document to print and complete, so if you are unable to access the Microsoft Word version and would like a hard copy please give us a call on 01761 410669 with your address and we will drop one off for you.
Click here to view a Westfield Neighbourhood Plan background document
We would love to hear your thoughts or ideas for ongoing work and improvements. Please complete the form, or email your views to us and return to Westfield Parish Council, Cobblers Way, Westfield BA3 3BX or email@example.com
View the Neighbourhood Plan’s Feasibility Study for a community centre in Westfield
View the report on the series of Community Consultations in Westfield
View the Westfield Housing Needs Survey 2016
View the consultations on designating the Neighbourhood Plan area
View the articles in the local press about the Neighbourhood Plan
View the evidence base
View items in the evidence base
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Working Group Constitution
AGENDAS AND MINUTES
Full agendas and minutes can be viewed at the Parish Council Office
22nd January 2018
29th August 2017
30th May 2017
27th March 2017
27th February 2017
23rd January 2017
28th November 2016
24th October 2016
26th September 2016
25th July 2016
28th June 2016
24th May 2016
5th April 2016:
22nd March 2015:
In March a Housing Needs Survey was sent to all households in Westfield.
15th March 2016:
23rd February 2016:
2nd February 2016:
12th January 2016:
24th November 2015:
6th November 2015:
At this meeting the draft constitution was agreed:
24th September 2015:
NP Working Group Minutes 24th September 2015
The offer is still open to residents of Westfield to work with the Council.
29th July 2015:
The first meeting was held to start the process. See minutes:
21st July 2015:
The Parish Council is delighted that a number of people have responded to the invitation to work with the Council on the Neighbourhood Plan. Meetings are now being set up to start this significant work.
6th May 2015:
The Parish Council has recently been considering the advantages of undertaking a Neighbourhood Plan for Westfield.
The Parish Council would like to promote the identity of Westfield as a Parish in its own right, with its own history, needs and aspirations.
The 2011 Census shows that Westfield has its own unique demographic profile. in previous years Westfield has been swallowed up within the larger Norton Radstock Town Council and has missed the opportunity to identify its own needs, and it has suffered from a lack of investment in its infrastructure. A Neighbourhood Plan to lay the foundations for the future looks like very positive way forward.
If you are interested in taking part in working on the Plan then please talk to the Parish Clerk ,Lesley Welch on 01761 410669.
On this page we will be looking to keep people informed about the progress of our Neighbourhood Plan.
We are now officially designated as a Neighbourhood Planning area. Please see attached document for details.
Westfield Neighbourhood Designation