Planning

New Consultation on Bourn Airfield Development & Infrastructure

SCDC has launched the next stage of the process for the Local Development Plan. It is a consultation on the changes and modifications that the Council has proposed as well as extra work that the Inspectors have asked the Council to do. The Consultation runs from Friday 5th January 2018 to Friday 16th February 2018. You […]

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The SCDC Local Development Plan – How Councillors Voted

The debate, if one can call it that, that took place on 13th March 2014 on the proposed draft local development plan ended in a vote that was closer than most people expected. I have already given you a flavour of what occurred in a previous article. The voting was recorded and following is the […]

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SCDC Draft Local Plan Voted Through By Small Margin

At the full council meeting held on Thursday 13th March 2014, councillors at South Cambridgeshire District Council voted by a small majority to accept the proposed draft local development plan and send it off to the Planning Inspector for examination. 27 councillors voted for, 21 against and 5 abstained. In short, 26 of the

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The Tory Deal That Signals Disaster For Rural Communities near Northstowe

  “Multi-million pound deal struck to provide community facilities at Northstowe” This is the spin that South Cambridgeshire District Council put on the recent agreement to let developers off with a bonus of £30 million! According to the press release, a report presented to the Northstowe Joint Development Control Committee today (Wednesday 29 January) outlines […]

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Council extends local plan consultation by two weeks

  The current South Cambridgeshire Local Plan consultation is being extended by two weeks. This final consultation was originally due to close on Monday 30 September but this is being extended to 5pm on Monday 14 October 2013.   The news release from the council earlier this afternoon says that “Council bosses took the decision […]

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