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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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Consultation on Neighbourhood Plan Area

The City of Durham Parish Council have submitted a proposal to amend the Durham City Neighbourhood Area boundary, in accordance with the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2017 and the Localism Act 2011. A copy of the proposal can be seen … Continue reading

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Objection to County Hall Proposal

The Forum has submitted an objection to the proposal to build a new County Hall and multi-storey carpark on the Sands. The issues that form the basis of this objection are: increased traffic causing congestion increased air pollution concerns over … Continue reading

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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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