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Forum Response to Preferred Options

This covering note forms part of the response from the the Durham City Neighbourhood Planning Forum. The Forum is the approved body for preparing a neighbourhood plan for the designated area within Durham City. At the time of designation this … Continue reading

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Response to Milburngate House site changes

The Durham City Neighbourhood Planing Forum has recently responded to a pre-application consultation letter from DPP. Office-Development-Milburngate-House-NPF-180614 This refers to a change to their original plan for the Milburngate House site, with a sixth office block being proposed replacing a … Continue reading

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Response to Consultation on Mountjoy and Church St

The Neighbourhood Planning Forum has sent responses to Durham University on their proposals for Mountjoy (ResponseUniversityConsultationNPF) and to Durham County Council on their suggestions for related changes to Church Street (ProposalForChurchStreetNPFResponse). The University’s plans for Mountjoy presented in a public … Continue reading

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Sidegate House Appeal

The Forum has sent in a response against the Sidegate House appeal proposals. We support the reasons given by Durham County Council in their refusal letter, and make additional points in this document: These points cover: Whether the proposal is … Continue reading

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City of Durham Parish elections

The election for the new City of Durham Parish Council will take place on Thursday 3 May 2018. Durham County Council has produced a leaflet to help raise awareness of the new council and it’s election. (Please find attached 43306 … Continue reading

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AGM

The AGM of the Durham City Neighbourhood Planning Forum will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2018, at 6.00 pm, in St Nicholas’ Lower Hall, Market Place, Durham City Agenda:  Chair’s welcome and introductory remarks  Apologies for absence  Chair’s Annual … Continue reading

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Categorising Responses

The Durham City Neighbourhood Planning Forum is working through all the responses to the pre-submission consultation on the draft Neighbourhood Plan. The Forum is categorising the responses and identifying those which raise a planning issue or action that needs to … Continue reading

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Maiden Castle

Roger Cornwell, the Chair of the Neighbourhood Planning Forum, spoke at the County Planning Committee on Tuesday 6th February. He was speaking against the University’s proposal to extend sporting facilities at Maiden Castle (DM/17/01929/FPA). His presentation is available: Maiden Castle … Continue reading

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Forum Meetings

The Durham City Neighbourhood Planning Forum will be holding regular meetings as follows: Weekly business meetings: Every Tuesday, 9am, These will finish at 9.30am at the latest to be followed by a Working Group meeting Monthly wrap up meetings: Thursday … Continue reading

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Consultation Responses

The responses to the Durham City Neighbourhood draft Plan consultation are now available for public viewing. In total we received 397 responses from 235 individual people / groups. Once again, our thanks to everyone who responded. The Durham City Neighbourhood … Continue reading

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