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Chetwynd Community Interest Company

Chairman’s Update June 2021 Why we have a CIC The Chetwynd, Toton and Chilwell Community Interest Company Ltd (CIC) exists to build on the excellent Neighbourhood Plan and help develop commercial activities for the benefit of the community. Practically right now, … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Forum Update June 12th 2021

Hi everyone I hope that we are all enjoying the sunshine and the new found social freedoms that we are all adjusting to in these continued strange times. We have been busy to say the least…..The last two weeks have … Continue reading

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Forum Digest 25th April 2021

Neighbourhood Plan Latest Update In the 21st March edition of the Digest I said that we expected to see a draft of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Scoping Report from AECOM in early April. Well, we did receive it just … 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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Forum Digest 4th April 2021

Happy Easter everyone. This is just a short update so as not to take up too much of your valuable leisure time this long bank holiday weekend, even if the weather isn’t forecast to be as good as it might … 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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Forum Digest 21st March 2021

Neighbourhood Plan Progress Update The second stage of the Strategic Enviromnmental Asssessment (SEA) process is well underway – this is the Scoping Report. The Steering Group (SG) can expect to see a draft of this from AECOM in early April … 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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Biodiversity Gain Presentation

The UK Government has announced new English developments will be required to demonstrate a 10% increase in biodiversity on or near development sites. In other words, developers must improve wildlife habitats. What does this mean for the developments taking place … 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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