Parish Council provides reassurances on village development

NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN Parish Council provides reassurances on village development Broadhembury Parish Council meeting, Tuesday 20th March 2018 Council Chairman Bob Nelson took questions regarding the current status of the Neighbourhood Plan and its content. The first question raised a concern that considerable time had elapsed since the ‘final’ draft of the plan had been circulated … More Parish Council provides reassurances on village development

Neighbourhood Plan And Housing Development – Important Dates For Your Diary

Neighbourhood Plan Broadhembury Parish Council has announced that it will release the new draft of the Neighbourhood Plan shortly. You should receive a summary in the near future by door drop, and by email (if you are a subscriber). It will also be available on the Parish Council website. There will be a Public Meeting … More Neighbourhood Plan And Housing Development – Important Dates For Your Diary

Gundry family unveils Vision to rebuild family fortunes

Gundry family unveils “Vision” to rebuild family fortunes – with a little help from the Neighbourhood Plan? At the Parish Meeting on 15th March 2016, Mr Dougie Allan gave a presentation on the ‘Vision…essential to the very survival of Grange Farm’ (which is held in Trust for the benefit of Mr Allen and three other Gundry Family members). This Vision outlines how … More Gundry family unveils Vision to rebuild family fortunes

Residents vote NO to disproportionate development

At the Parish Council meeting on January 19th, Chairman Bob Nelson announced the outcome of the poll undertaken among 127 Broadhembury Village residents in December. With a 59% response rate, 61% of residents voted against, and 36% for, the proposed development opposite the Village Hall – a very convincing majority. Accepting the result, the Chairman … More Residents vote NO to disproportionate development

Why are BVM supporters voting no to proposed development?

The Parish Council have delivered a new survey with a simple yes/no/don’t know answer. Why are BVM supporters voting no? Our village is beautiful and unique: we want it to stay that way The proposed development is for 15 homes: 8-10 “affordable” and 5 -7 larger, open market homes – why all this to meet … More Why are BVM supporters voting no to proposed development?

Parish Council agrees on “Development” as the main agenda item for Dec 11 meeting

Following an informal discussion between BVM Steering Group member Steve Chipperfield and Parish Council Chairman Bob Nelson, it has been agreed that the main item for discussion for the Extraordinary PC Meeting on Dec 11th will be “Development” rather than “Affordable Housing”. The PC Chairman confirmed that the meeting will be open to all questions … More Parish Council agrees on “Development” as the main agenda item for Dec 11 meeting

Parish Council sets December 11 – and an odd agenda – for Extraordinary Meeting

BVM has now received notification from Broadhembury PC that there will be an Extraordinary Meeting at the Village Hall at 7.00pm on Dec 11th. Apart from Minutes of the last meeting and ‘Any Other Matters’ the sole agenda item is ‘Affordable Housing’ – yet this is not the subject raised by BVM at the November … More Parish Council sets December 11 – and an odd agenda – for Extraordinary Meeting

BVM raises concerns at Parish Council Meeting

Last night the Steering Committee of BVM and a large group of supporters filled the Village Hall to capacity to register their concerns about the development proposals in the PC’s Neighbourhood Plan and to seek responses to unanswered questions. Towards the end of the discussion PC Chairman Bob Nelson stated that “If the village residents … More BVM raises concerns at Parish Council Meeting

Broadhembury Village Matters established

On November 5th a group of some 30 residents met to discuss concerns about development proposals said to feature in the Parish Council’s yet-to-be-published Neighbourhood Plan. It was agreed to mount a challenge to these proposals since they were considered – by almost all at the meeting – to be vastly disproportionate in scale, destructive … More Broadhembury Village Matters established