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IWM Director General Visit

We are very pleased to announce a bit of a coup! With the help of a long-time Friend of the Forum we have arranged for the Director General of the Imperial War Museum (Diane Lees) to visit Chetwynd Barracks to … Continue reading

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Community Development Focus Group – 31st July 2021

Just a quick note to let you know that we are doing things. Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been active going to presentations on topics which are of interest to us: “Office of Place” A couple of us … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Survey on Parks & Gardens

For those of you who may not have seen it, Broxtowe are asking our opinion about the Parks & Gardens within Broxtowe. Follow this link to the Broxtowe Survey and let them know your views. The survey is open until … Continue reading

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We need your help!

Whilst we have created the Neighbourhood Plan and have ideas for the Masterplans for the Area, Developers will create their own Masterplans and designs that suit them and so we’ll need robust local opinions to hold sway. We have succeeded … Continue reading

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Future of our Town Centres

Hello again, I attended an online video link presented by industry experts on the future of our town centres. I thought it prudent and timely to relay some of the highlights. To keep you informed and ourselves up to speed … Continue reading

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Achieving Community Power Revolution Webinar

One of the Aspirations included in our Neighbourhood Plan is to be “Energy Positive”. By including green power generation, storage and distribution as part of the design of the neighbourhood and building energy efficient homes, our aspiration is that the … Continue reading

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Focus Group Community Development: Modular Housing

Our recent Focus Group meeting involved the group participating in questions set by our Modular Build expert Yann. They covered a whole range topics based on our Neighbourhood Plan site and housing ideas including: housing types, affordable housing, care and … Continue reading

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Green Initiatives latest news

As a follow on our latest post where we advised on two schemes to support homeowners, the “Green Deal” and the “Renewable Heat Incentive it has come to our attention that a new local scheme has been made available and … Continue reading

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Green Energy posts follow up 6th March 2021

Following our latest Green Energy post we have been asked for more details on how to start the process, potential firms to use and costs that maybe incurred. So to be clear we are not the experts on these matters … Continue reading

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Government Green Initiatives (Renewable Heat Incentive)

As part of our Community Development Focus Group, “green initiatives” are one of the many areas the group is working on. We are aware that the Government is currently running two initiatives and one is receiving bad press whilst the … Continue reading

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