Don't miss a story sign up to the North Somerset Times FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Referendum to be held in 2018 over village neighbourhood plan

PUBLISHED: 07:39 05 November 2017

Voters in Claverham will go to the polls in the new year to decide if they want a long-term plan for the village.

Claverham’s neighbourhood development plan was given the green light by North Somerset Council’s executive in October which means it is just a positive referendum away from being adopted.

It outlines areas where development would not be welcome, with the importance of maintaining the village boundary with Cleeve emphasised.

Nigel Cooper, chairman of the Claverham Future, thanked those who helped with the ‘long process’.

He said it is unfortunate an independent examiner did not believe there was enough evidence to include the May Day field by the village hall as a local green space, which would have given it extra protection from development.

Mr Cooper said: “We believe the plan is the best way to safeguard the village and hope people vote for it.”

The referendum will be held on January 18.

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 15:56

A major housing association in North Somerset has merged with another organisation in the South West.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:35

Snow has been falling across North Somerset and left the district with a white blanket.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:29

Clevedon’s Business Improvement District (BID) steering group has launched its business plan ahead of a ballot which will begin next week.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:13

An accident near the motorway in Clevedon is causing delays this morning (Monday).

Read more
Yesterday, 00:01

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has warned of the dangers of a ‘sinister crime’ after a Somerset teenager fell victim to an £800 con.

Read more
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Clevedon pupils are part of a polar exploration programme to help their passion for learning in four key subjects.

Read more
Sunday, March 18, 2018

North Somerset’s rail network has suffered cancellations, delays and revisions today (Sunday), with Great Western Railway (GWR) advising people not to travel after overnight snow.

Read more
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Plans to build dozens of homes in Congresbury have been dented due to highways concerns.

Read more
Sunday, March 18, 2018

Councillors have deferred a decision on whether to allow planning permission for a luxury caravan site.

Read more
Sunday, March 18, 2018

All flights are delayed and a long list of services have been cancelled at Bristol Airport today (Sunday), after heavy overnight snow forced the runway to be closed.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Read the North Somerset Times e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 7°C

min temp: 2°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Clevedon Tide report

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder

Find planning applications