At the Charfield Parish meeting yesterday evening, sadly, a mere handful of the two thousand residents turned out to discuss matters appertaining to their village. That so few turned out is perhaps a statement of how powerless residents feel at the madly unsustainable proposals for our small rural commuter village, nestled between north Bristol and Stroud … Continue reading Chairman’s Perspective (a personal commentary)
Local Conservative MP Luke Hall has come out against the plans laid out in the JSP and JTS, which threaten a doubling in size of Charfield and increases in other rural parts of South Gloucestershire. You've probably received his letter, or will soon do so. For information, here are both sides of mine.
Parishioners may be interested in the attached. Land off Wotton Road Charfield
The attached response was agreed at the full Council meeting of 13th December. 1000 New Houses For Charfield v1.2
Thank you all for coming this evening, and taking such an active interest in the village - your village. As requested, here are PDF copies of the PowerPoint slides, my speakers notes and the JSP Consultation suggestion sheet. It's worth knowing that many of you are now in the Charfield Village Forum, a closed group … Continue reading JSP Community Event – Notes
Re-printed here with permission of Wotton Town Council, their submitted response to the WoE Joint Spatial Strategy and Joint Transport Study: Wotton Town Council Regarding the consultation of the Joint Spatial Strategy and Joint Transport Plan for South Gloucestershire, Wotton-under-Edge Town Council discussed the effect of increased housing numbers on its already stretched infrastructure. The … Continue reading Wotton Town Council on JSP and JTS
Running alongside the Charfield Neighbourhood Plan, South Gloucestershire and three other authorities are consulting into the Joint Spatial Strategy and Joint Transport Study. https://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk/consult.ti Recognising the potentially devastating effects these proposals could have on Charfield specifically, there is a meeting for parishioners on Tuesday 6th December at 19:30 in the village hall, where the Parish … Continue reading
Today, and for the next six weeks, you respond to a Consultation on the Joint Spatial Strategy (JSP) and Joint Transport Study (JTS) now being developed. https://www.jointplanningwofe.org.uk/consult.ti Charfield Parish Council is aware that these documents present an additional thousand homes for our village, doubling it in size over the next two decades, while making seemingly inadequate provision … Continue reading JSP/JTS Consultation goes LIVE