Monthly Archive: November 2016


Steering group update: November 2016

Time has flown past since our October meeting, but we continue to make good progress. The minutes of the October meeting are available here. Full minutes of the November meeting will be published in December but, meanwhile, here is a quick summary. We have started to identify potential sites, and...


Our next meeting: Wednesday 16th November

The next meeting of the Steering Group will be on Wednesday 16th November at 7.30pm in the Calcot Centre, RG31 4XD. We will be reviewing the project plan and the budget, discussing proposals for our photographic competition, and assessing progress of the working groups. The current prioritised working groups are:...


How to tackle our housing issues

The case study of Woodcote, a village of some 1000 homes in the Chilterns AONB, shows how a successful neighbourhood plan can affect housing development. In April 2014 over 90% in Woodcote voted ‘yes’ to a neighbourhood plan that included over 70 new homes – a major turnaround to the...