KEY OBJECTION REGARDS DRONFIELD RAILWAY STATION PROBLEMS AND ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN

Anyone out there worried about road safety for children around Dronfield Primary / Secondary Schools? Noticed parking and pedestrian safety getting worse around School Lane / Lea Road / roads near your school? Worried about the impact that almost 500 new homes on the Green Belt (at outer reaches of town where car use for … More KEY OBJECTION REGARDS DRONFIELD RAILWAY STATION PROBLEMS AND ROAD SAFETY FOR CHILDREN

A summary of the revised Local Plan

This update is based on an initial skim read of another lengthy, wordy Council plan and initial discussion amongst some residents. For full details, see the Council’s Updated Draft Local Plan, Feb 2018. REMINDER: PLEASE ATTEND THE DISTRICT COUNCIL CABINET MEETING IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, THIS WEDNESDAY, 14TH FEB 10AM at Wingerworth Council Offices on … More A summary of the revised Local Plan

TIMETABLE OF EVENTS

Feb 14th Cabinet Meeting, District Council offices, Mill Lane Wingerworth. 10.am Decision made by cabinet members to adopt local plan and remove land from Greenbelt. Residents urged to attend. March 5th Full District Council Meeting where objections to removal of Greenbelt land will be heard. 2 pm Mill Lane, Wingerworth March 13th Local Plan consultation … More TIMETABLE OF EVENTS

Golf Club withdraws one site from development plans

Hallowes Golf Club believes that the current situation in Dronfield regarding removal of land from greenbelt has had a detrimental effect on their membership therefore has withdrawn its land opposite the clubhouse off Hallowes Lane (site h in NEDDC’s draft Local Plan) from the call for sites for development. In the draft Local Plan NEDDC … More Golf Club withdraws one site from development plans

Change to meeting

‘The NEDDC meeting 25th October is at their offices in Wingerworth usually around 10am. However, I spoke to planning this morning who despite initially informing us that this meeting will discuss the Local Pan now say it may not and that we will have to enquire again 5 days prior to the meeting. So please watch this space … More Change to meeting

NEDDC’s consultation response due soon

The District Council anticipates that the next stage of public consultation on the Local Plan will take place in “ Autumn 2017”. So we are eagerly awaiting their response to the many comments they have received from Dronfield residents’ objections to the removal of land from the greenbelt. As well as individual objections from Dronfield … More NEDDC’s consultation response due soon

Councils ‘ignore powers to limit building on green belt’ – The Times

Communities face a postcode lottery over how much of their countryside is blighted by new homes because some councils fail to use powers to protect it, research has found. Some local authorities choose to protect their green belts but others accept much higher housing targets and allow developers to build on environmentally valuable land. The … More Councils ‘ignore powers to limit building on green belt’ – The Times