NEWS AND UPDATES

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February 2022

Web Update

"Draft Plan wins Town Council Backing"

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December 2021

Merry Christmas!

"Thank you for all your support this year. We made great progress in 2021 - let's hope for even more from 2022"

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30 November 2021

Web update

"Development  of Ware's Neighbourhood Plan enters an exciting new phase..."

20 April 2021

Web update

"We’re still on schedule to conduct a second public consultation in the late summer of this year... and we’ve published a Progress Report

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28 January 2021

News release

"Ware Neighbourhood Plan takes another big step forward"

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19 March 2020

News release

"Ware sets out plans for a once-in-a-generation debate on the town's future... Public consultation will shape the agenda for a referendum..."

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13 October 2020

Web update

"We're ready to look for a consultant..."

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9 September 2020

Web update

"We’ve sharpened our policy focus – and renewed our commitment to a goal of seeing our Plan adopted by early 2022"

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4 June 2020

Web update

"Your top two priorities? Leisure and commerce…

You’ve told us what we should be focusing on – and it’s a surprise"

IN THE NEWS

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TIMELINE

19 March 2020

Launch of website. First public consultation announced.

 

23 March 2020

Questionnaire delivery to Ware's 13000+ homes and businesses. Online survey opens.

17 April 2020

Analysis of questionnaire responses begins.

4 June 2020

Drafts of policy statements begun.

7 July 2020

Review of policy statements.

8 September 2020

First stage of drafting process completed.

13 October 2020

Review of draft brief for consultant.

10 November 2020

Consultant brief published.

17 December 2020

Recruitment panel begins evaluation of consultant tenders.

19 January 2021

Alison Eardley and Chris Bowden appointed as consultants.

20 April 2021

Skeleton draft of Plan created. Work on proposal evidence base continues.

30 April 2021

Progress report published

August 2021

Draft Plan published

5 September 2021

Feedback phase begins at Southern Maltings Farmer's Market

14 February 2022

Ware Town Council resolves to adopt the Draft Neighbourhood Plan for regulation 14 consultation

11 April 2022

Public consultation on the Draft Plan begins

Mercury 19 March 2020: "Help to shape town's future..."