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Blunsdon Parish Council
Blunsdon Village Hall
High Street
Blunsdon
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Help defend your Village!
Date posted: 4th May 2017



Help defend your Village!

The Village is under siege from developers trying to build in our tranquil rural area.

How can they do this?

Swindon Borough Council does not have a 5 year housing land supply.

What does this mean?

The Government requires that every planning authority should plan to have land set aside to provide for the Government set target of houses. Swindon, like many other authorities, cannot prove this.

In real terms what it means is that rules and policies that SBC have set to protect areas like Blunsdon, can be overruled. So if SBC reject a planning proposal and the developer takes it to appeal (like the proposal for 69 houses north of the High Street next to Ermin Street) they are very likely to have the application granted by the inspector.

What can we do?

The Neighbourhood Planning Group (NPG) with the Parish Council (PC) would like to ask for your help.

The Secretary of State has openly supported NP groups by giving them the opportunity to strengthen the Planning Authority's powers

To do this, the Community through the NPG can agree to allocate land for housing. In turn it reduces the need for SBC to demonstrate a 5 year supply to a 3 year supply (which it has) and therefore protect the Parish.

Although the number of houses allocated by SBC in the Local Plan to be built in Blunsdon has been far exceeded, to stop more uncontrolled development, the Parish and NPG are asking you to agree to a site appraisal of the Parish with a view to allocate site(s) and therefore take advantage of having the lower 3 year housing land supply.

This reinforces the rules and policies that are set to protect the Village

The PC and the NP Group would like your thoughts and ideas about how we can try to make a stand and change this onslaught.

If you cannot attend the meeting please email us as it is very important to get our community views on this only option to protect the Village.

Free tea and cakes too! - 24th May, Village Hall 4pm to 7pm

There will be a small exhibition of the current position regarding planned development applications and where fears of potential developments might be. This will be followed by a short Parish Annual Meeting.

The PC and the NP Group would like your thoughts and ideas about how we can try to make a stand and change this onslaught.









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Meeting Agenda 18th December 2017 (12th December 2017)
Meeting Notice 18th December 2017 (12th December 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 20th November 2017 (7th December 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council - meeting dates 2018 (7th December 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine December 2017 (27th November 2017)
Monitoring Report - October 2017 (26th November 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 16th October 2017 (23rd November 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 18th September 2017 (23rd November 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 21st August 2017 (22nd November 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine November 2017 (25th October 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine October 2017 (1st October 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine September 2017 (30th August 2017)
Notice of Conclusion of Audit (23rd August 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 17th July 2017 (21st August 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine August 2017 (2nd August 2017)
North Swindon Community Policing Team: Community Consultation (26th July 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 19th June 2017 (17th July 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine July 2017 (5th July 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 22nd May 2017 (19th June 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 3rd April 2017 (22nd May 2017)
Blunsdon Parish Council Minutes 24th April 2017 (22nd May 2017)
Help defend your Village! (4th May 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine May 2017 (3rd May 2017)
Meeting Dates 2017 (2nd May 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 20 March 2017 (3rd April 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine April 2017 (30th March 2017)
Notice of Election (Blunsdon ward) (24th March 2017)
Notice of Election (Kingsdown ward) (24th March 2017)
Public Consultation Event Kingsdown, Swindon - 6th April 2017 (23rd March 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 6th March 2017 (21st March 2017)
Tadpole Garden Village - Health Centre - Public Exhibition (16th March 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 20th February 2017 (7th March 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine March 2017 (27th February 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 6th February 2017 (21st February 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 23rd January 2017 (7th February 2017)
Blunsdon Village Magazine February 2017 (30th January 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew parish Council Minutes 9th January 2017 (24th January 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 19th December 2016 (10th January 2017)
Blunsdon St Andrew parish Council Minutes 5th December 2016 (20th December 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 21st November 2016 (6th December 2016)
Meeting Dates January to March 2017 (30th November 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 7th November 2016 (22nd November 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 17th October 2016 (14th November 2016)
New build Social Housing in Blunsdon (26th October 2016)
BT consult on the removal of pay phones in Blunsdon (23rd October 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 3 October 2016 (17th October 2016)
Parish Council Accounts 2015/16 - Annual Audit (10th October 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 5th September 2016 (19th September 2016)
Public Meeting Wednesday 14th September - North Swindon Parish Boundary Changes (12th September 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 15th August 2016 (5th September 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine September 2016 (1st September 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 1st August 2016 (15th August 2016)
Existing Parish and Borough Wards (21st July 2016)
Exit or Remain (21st July 2016)
Income and Expenditure 2015/16 (21st July 2016)
Parish Workload (21st July 2016)
The Remain Petition (21st July 2016)
Where Parish Councillors Live (21st July 2016)
Illustrative Map 1 (21st July 2016)
Illustrative Map 2 (21st July 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 4th July 2016 (18th July 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 9th May 2016 (10th July 2016)
Pump Hunt For Sewage Station Owners (10th July 2016)
Recent Changes at Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council (5th July 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 20th June 2016 (4th July 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine July 2016 (26th June 2016)
St Leonard's Summer Fete - Saturday 2nd July (26th June 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 6th June 2106 (20th June 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 23rd May 2016 (13th June 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine June 2016 (31st May 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Annual Parish Assembly 26th May 2016 (15th May 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council Minutes 18th April 2016 (12th May 2016)
Queen's Birthday Celebrations - Grants available! (28th April 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine May 2016 (24th April 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes 07.03.16 (14th April 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes - 21.03.16 (14th April 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes 15.02.16 (24th March 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes 04.01.16 (1st March 2016)
Bllunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes 18.01.16 (1st March 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes 01.02.16 (1st March 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine March 2016 (1st March 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine February 2016 (1st February 2016)
Please Read: Concerns All Residents Of Blunsdon St Andrew Parish (17th January 2016)
Community Governance Review - Terms of Reference (17th January 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes - 21.12.15 (16th January 2016)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes - 07.12.15 (16th January 2016)
Blunsdon Village Magazine December 2015 (10th December 2015)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes - 2.11.15 (9th December 2015)
Blunsdon St Andrew Parish Council minutes - 16.11.15 (9th December 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council meeting minutes - 21.09.15 (9th November 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council meeting minutes - 05.10.15 (9th November 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council meeting minutes - 19.10.15 (9th November 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine October 2015 (27th September 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council meeting minutes - 07.09.15 (24th September 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes - 17.08.15 (7th September 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes - 03.08.15 (7th September 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine September 2015 (1st September 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes - 20.07.2015 (11th August 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes - 06.07.2015 (11th August 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine August 2015 (2nd August 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 01.06.2015 (14th July 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 15.06.2015 (14th July 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine July 2015 (30th June 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 27.04.2015 (1st June 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine June 2015 (28th May 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 16.03.15 (28th April 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 13.04.15 (27th April 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine May 2015 (26th April 2015)
Blunsdon Parish Council minutes 02.03.15 (26th April 2015)
Blunsdon Village Magazine April 2015 (30th March 2015)
News from the Chairman (29th March 2015)
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Blunsdon Parish Council - meeting dates 2018

 

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