Author Archives: Mark T

HS2 Environmental Statement – Reminder & Correction

In last weeks Digest, Graham asked you to respond to the HS2 Environmental Statement Consultation. This is a gentle reminder that, if you don’t comment, you can’t expect HS2 to take any notice of your concerns. The Forum may make … Continue reading

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More Housing Styles

We have just been on holiday to North Vancouver where we saw these interesting developments. Housing in North Vancouver is traditionally three storey all timber construction with a mixture of single buildings and “Strata”. Many of the wooden buildings are … Continue reading

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Housing Style Ideas

Over the weeks and months that we’ve been working as the Neighbourhood Forum, we’ve collected lots of ideas about what the housing in the Area could look like. We’d like your comments. So here is a set of pictures of … Continue reading

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Housing Group Position Paper for Public Comment

Hi All, As we promised after our first meeting, the Housing Group now feel ready to publish our Position Paper. You will find it if you follow this link. Its a relatively short document and we would appreciate it if you … Continue reading

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Rare Footage of the Chilwell Munitions Factory

This is a link to the BBC and 30 seconds of footage taken inside the Chilwell Munitions Factory on the Barracks taken a couple of years before the explosion.

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Housing Group – First Meeting

We had the first meeting of the Housing Group this week. The purpose of the Housing Group is to create the Housing Development Planning Policies for the Chetwynd Neighbourhood Plan. It was a constructive meeting with a number of topics … Continue reading

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Weekly Digest: March 17th 2018

As previewed last week, I’d like to spend most of this week updating you on the outputs of the Steering Group workshop held 10 days ago. I spent time this week in the office catching up with the outputs and…. … Continue reading

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HS2 Subgroup

The HS2 subgroup supports the Steering Group in developing the Neighbourhood Plan relating to the immediate area of the East Midlands Hub Station. The actual station area is technically outside of the Forum’s remit but we want to bring to … Continue reading

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Weekly Digest: 3rd March 2018

The start of March is normally a time to look forward to Spring and beyond, but the ‘beast from the east’ is making that a little difficult for the moment. Thankfully, as I write, this particular beast looks to be … Continue reading

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Weekly Digest: 24th February 2018

Hello everyone There’s a lot to report this week so I’ll skip the normal preamble and get straight to business. 1.      Consultation exercise almost over: a last chance to get involved! We are nearing the end of our consultation exercise. We’ve … Continue reading

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