Author Archives: Roger Cornwell

Neighbourhood Plan deadline extended

The City of Durham Parish Council has decided to extend the deadline for the consultation for its Neighbourhood Plan by a week, from 28 June to 5pm on Friday 5 July. “We have been very pleased with both the quantity … Continue reading

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NPF responds to Government Consultation

The Durham City NPF has responded to the Government’s consultation paper on changes to the National Planning Policy Framework.You can read our response here. We consider that much of the proposed changes to national policy should be welcomed. The emphases … Continue reading

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Planned student residences: latest position

With the latest planning application to increase slightly the number of beds at the Renny’s Lane student flats just in, the table of large student residences has been updated. The position now is Total beds if all outstanding applications and … Continue reading

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NPF gains Council approval

Durham City Neighbourhood Planning Forum has gained approval from Durham County Council. This follows a period of public consultation that ended on 3rd January. Cllr Neil Foster, Cabinet member for economic regeneration, said: “Neighbourhood planning is a great way of … Continue reading

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