Update from the DEFRA proposing to extinguish OCH8 following the recent legal debates about diversion and bridge or tunnel orders. This would appear to be a loss of the PROW, a well loved and cherished footpath, and mainly due to a complaint from a resident of a neighbouring parish. Nevertheless, the final paragraph suggests improving … Continue reading PROW OCH 8 Update
The dates and venue for the Public Inquiry into 121 homes and a retail outlet on the land at Warners Court are confirmed as 26th to 29th June and 3rd to 6th July 2018, at Eastwood Park GL12 8DA.
A lot of letters in the title... PROW - Public Right of Way OCH8 - is the public footpath number of the PROW that runs from the corner of New Street by Appletrees and crosses the railway line heading towards Poolfield Farm. It then becomes OCH3 and heads down past Underwood Farm to Huntingford. BOTO … Continue reading PROW OCH8 BOTO Rejected
Agenda - 01 - 09 Jan 2018 9th January 2018, 7:30 pm in the Lounge of the Memorial Hall. All welcome.
The following text was agreed at the full meeting of Charfield Parish Council today 12th December 2017 and forms our response to the Regulation 19 Consultation into the West of England Joint Spatial Plan. Charfield Parish Council response to the Joint Spatial Strategy Charfield Parish Council response to the Joint Spatial Strategy Scope of Response … Continue reading Charfield Parish Council responds to the JSP Consultation
Just to note the consultation period for the JSP has now opened and runs until 10th January 2018. The consultation home page can be found here https://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk It's really worth taking some time to read the full JSP before deciding how to respond. Don't forget the local meetings with FFC too. Note especially for Charfield … Continue reading JSP Consultation, Chairman’s Thoughts
Charfield Parish Council will be hosting a liaison meeting with the Crest Nicolson developers in early September, to discuss issues arising from the construction of 106 homes at the Wotton end of the village. Although this is not a public meeting, it is the best platform for engaging with the developers in order to raise … Continue reading Crest Nicolson Liaison Meeting
The application for a 121 home drop-in development at Warners Court farm, which was Refused by South Gloucestershire, is to go to a Public Inquiry. Date to be advised. There is a short period between now and 3rd October when written submissions can be made to the Planning Inspectorate. Details in the letter, click here. … Continue reading Barratts to Appeal via Public Inquiry
We've recently received this pack from Merlin offering grants to local community groups. If you are interested please apply directly to the granting organisation. Merlin Community grant pack 2017-18
I've today received an update from the Planning Inspectorate regarding the outcome of the public footpath OCH8 diversion order. You can see the letter in three parts below but essentially the decision was made to pass the whole process directly to the Secretary of State for EFRA, for the consideration of either a bridge or … Continue reading PROW OCH8 (rail crossing) Update