Beckley and Stowood, Oxfordshire

Parish Councils are local authorities as defined in the Local Government Act 1972, section 270. They are corporate bodies, and membership is by election for four years. The number of Councillors is determined by the size of the electoral roll of the parish. Councillors are unpaid volunteers and members of the local community. The Council has the power to co-opt members of the public on to the Council, in which case they may serve until the next Council elections.

Parish Councils are also able to appoint a Clerk who is an employed member of the Council. Clerks may not take decisions..........Click to read full article

GOOD NEWS – A LEGAL CHALLENGE TO THE SODC LOCAL PLAN

OTHER NEWS – LOCAL CONSULTATION  FOR THE MASTERPLAN ON LAND NORTH OF BAYSWATER BROOK BEGINS

 

A LEGAL CHALLENGE TO THE SODC LOCAL PLAN

 

At the beginning of January many members of the Save Bayswater Brook Countryside team made personal financial contributions, along with CPRE, the Gresswell Environmental Trust and others to gain a barrister’s opinion on a possible legal challenge to the SODC Local Plan..........Click to read full article

We would like to thank everyone who responded to the Main Modifications consultation for the SODC Local Plan.

The responses have now been published on the SODC web site, although this has recently been updated and many links don’t work, but you should find them here - https://data.southoxon.gov.uk/ccm/support/Main...........Click to read full article

Dear All,

 

The proposed Main Modifications for the SODC Local Plan have been published.  These are changes Inspector Jonathan Bore wants to make to the Local Plan as a result of the submissions and evidence presented at the hearings in order to make the Plan ‘Sound’

Here is the Main Modifications document - https://www.southoxon.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/09/1-Main-Mods-Schedule-Sept-2020.pdf

 

Our concerns remain –

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