Informal Consultation starts now – Here is the draft plan

Welcome to the ‘Informal’ consultation on the Hackleton Neighbourhood Development Plan.

This is a significant stage in the process; it is the culmination of two years work by the Steering Group, which has involved extensive consultation with South Northants Council, the local community and our advisor, Michael Wellock (Kirkwells).

Following a public meeting in April 2017 to outline the threat to the parish from speculative developers, a Neighbourhood Area was approved and a steering group was formed with the intention of producing a Plan. Initial work was undertaken to describe the character of the parish and to set out the way in which it might develop for the benefit of the community.

Following a highly successful Open Day in June 2018, feedback from the public was analysed and incorporated into the next stage of the Plan. What followed was a very intensive year of gathering information, research into all aspects of the parish and consultation with external bodies and our consultant. Our objective throughout has been to preserve the essential character of the parish and to provide a vision for its future.

The result of this work is here before you. We hope you like it and we would like to know what think. Your opinions matter to us.

Following this consultation, amendments may be made to the Draft Plan before it proceeds to a more formal stage of assessment. The final stage of the process is to present the Plan to you, the people, in the form of a referendum.

Roy Hawkesford 


Draft Neighbourhood Plan for Informal Consultation

Policy Maps to be read with the plan.


Consultation Starts 30th September 2019

The informal consultation on the draft Hackleton Parish Neighbourhood Plan starts on Monday 30th September. We will post the plan and supporting policy maps on this website then. You may read the plan and make comments to us in the ways shown on the poster below.

The informal consultation will end at midnight on October 28th so make sure you make any comments that you have by then.

Chairman’s Report to Parish Council – September 2019

This last month has seen a huge leap forward in the development of the Neighbourhood Plan. The Steering Group and our consultant, Michael Wellock, have been working hard to produce successive draft plans to include everything we wanted to include and to refine the content taking on board his comments and advice.

As a result, and following last night’s Steering Group meeting, we will be sending our remaining amendments to Michael today, which will result, hopefully, in the following timetable.

16th September   All of our amendments and comments to be sent to Michael.

23rd September   Michael send his final draft to us.

27th September  The Steering Group signs off the final draft / sends any final comments.

30th September  Draft Plan posted on our websites inviting comments.

5th October         Launch event at the Village Hall (Annexe, if available)

16th October       Second Launch Event, in the evening.

28th October       Close of Consultation.

During this time Michael will finalise and consult on the Strategic Environmental Assessment.

November          Publish first formal consultation draft – Regulation 14 Plan.

As a result of the above process the Draft Plan would be revised as required. It will go to SNC for formal consultation, for about six weeks, following which it will go to Examination and subsequently to a Referendum. Assuming the Plan receives more than 50% approval, it will be ‘made’.

So, there is still a way to go, but it will be clear that most of our work has been done – apart from making changes, etc, as necessary, as it goes through the stages. Nevertheless, the Steering Group members are able to breathe a temporary sigh of relief. We now feel happy with the way the Plan reads… With all the supporting evidence and paragraphs, the document will run to about 100 pages!

Informal Consultation Period Begins Soon

Exciting News!

A lot of progress has been made since the Neighbourhood Plan Committee last updated you!

We can now tell you about the Informal Consultation Process for the Hackleton Parish Neighbourhood Plan – it will begin at the end of September 2019.  Here are the key dates:

28th Sept         Consultation pre-view at the Community Event in the Hackleton Parish Village Hall.

30th Sept         Draft Plan available on hpnp.org.uk and hackletonparishcouncil.gov.uk

5th Oct            Consultation Launch Event: 10am-4pm – Annexe, Hackleton Parish Village Hall.

16th Oct          Consultation Event: 6.30pm-9pm – Annexe, Hackleton Parish Village Hall.

28th Oct          Consultation closes.

Please come along to one the events being held, or take a look on-line.  It’s really important that the Parish community stays involved with the Neighbourhood Plan.  Once the Plan is made it passes into law and puts us in the driving seat of development in the Parish – in terms of housing, the environment and well-being.

We are very excited to have got to this stage and we really want you to have your say!

You may comment in the following ways:

Post:               

The Clerk to the Parish Council, 3 Quinton Green, Quinton, Northants, NN7 2EF

By Hand:

Chairman, Hackleton Parish Council, 1 Brook Court, Horton, Northants, NN7 2BL

E-mail:           

clerk@hackletonparishcouncil.gov.uk


Thank-you for your ongoing support – it is much appreciated and we look forward to seeing you during the Consultation!

Once we’ve received your comments the Draft Plan will be amended as necessary and go to SNC for a 6 week formal consultation.  After that the Plan will be formally Examined before we ask for your support once to Vote to accept the Plan.

You may still Register to receive updates straight to your inbox as the Consultation process progresses.

Revised Agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan Committee 9th September 2019

HACKLETON PARISH COUNCIL

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN COMMITTEE

Chair:- Cllr R Hawkesford

Clerk:- G Wells

Email:- clerk@hackletonparishcouncil.gov.uk

Clerk:- Gill Wells                                                                                                                3rd September 2019


Monday 9th September 2019, 7.00pm in the Liz Harrison Room, Hackleton Village Hall

Item No.

OPENING PROCEDURES

NP/01/09/19

Apologies – Members are asked to formally receive and approve apologies.

NP/02/09/19

Declarations of Interest.

NP/03/09/19

Minutes of the Meeting 12th August 2019.

NP/04/09/19

Matters Arising and brief updates since previous meeting / informal meeting reviews.

Item No.

HPNP CONTENTS REQUIREMENT / REVIEW

NP/05/08/19

Members are asked to consider and approve requirements associated with the following:-

·         Review of draft plan progress to date and outstanding items / actions;

·         Feedback from Michael Wellock (Kirkwells Consultant) & actions arising therefrom;

·         Consultation Procedures and public communication;

·         Community Day 28th September 2019;

·         Budget and grant update and review.  

Item No.

CLOSING PROCEDURES

NP/06/09/19

Date of next formal meeting – Monday 14th October 2019  

Agenda for the Neighbourhood Plan Committee 9th Sept 2019

HACKLETON PARISH COUNCIL

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN COMMITTEE

Chair:- Cllr R Hawkesford

Clerk:- G Wells

Email:- clerk@hackletonparishcouncil.gov.uk

Clerk:- Gill  Wells                                                                                                              3rd September 2019


Monday 9th September 2019, 7.00pm in the Liz Harrison Room, Hackleton Village Hall

Item No.

OPENING PROCEDURES

NP/01/09/19

Apologies – Members are asked to formally receive and approve apologies.

NP/02/09/19

Declarations of Interest.

NP/03/09/19

Minutes of the Meeting 12th August 2019.

NP/04/09/19

Matters Arising and brief updates since previous meeting / informal meeting reviews.

Item No.

HPNP CONTENTS REQUIREMENT / REVIEW

NP/05/08/19

Members are asked to consider and approve requirements associated with the following:-

·         Review of draft plan progress to date and outstanding items / actions;

·         Feedback from Michael Wellock (Kirkwells Consultant) & actions arising therefrom;

·         Consultation Procedures and public communication;

·         Budget and grant update and review.  

Item No.

CLOSING PROCEDURES

NP/06/09/19

Date of next formal meeting – Monday 14th October 2019