NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN THE COMMUNITY VOTES YES

At the voting on 14 March, there was an overwhelming vote in favour of adopting the Plan.  5,056 votes were cast in favour, with just 207 voting against and 8 spoilt papers. Over a third of voters actually cast a vote, which is very high for such an event.
This means that the Plan is now a formal part of the Planning Rules and its Policies will have to be taken into account when assessing planning applications.
It also means that the area will now get 25% of any of the Community Infrastructure Levy money that developers will be paying on future qualifying projects.