Councillor frozen out of voting on housing bid in his own district

Interesting EADT article about Framlingham housing read here.

EADT:Councillor’s bid to prevent new home next door

An interesting piece in the EADT about Councillor Andy Smith, previous Chair of the Planning Committee and proponent of the Adastral development. Read it here.

An account of the four days in Court should appear shortly.

SCDC Special Meeting

Following on from the Inspector’s report on Suffolk Coastal’s Core Strategy was a special meeting of the council on July 5th to consider the adoption of the Suffolk Coastal Core Strategy and Development Management Policies document.

We are still in discussion with our legal advisers – they are investigating the merits of further action . . . → Read More: SCDC Special Meeting

Extraordinary full council meeting May 20th

Since the most recent consultation period ended the Inspector wrote to SCDC seeking further comments in relation to the NANT response. SCDC has now replied – both letters can be viewed here. The letters will be found under the heading Latest Information, and are those dated 2nd May and 16th April. Here is the . . . → Read More: Extraordinary full council meeting May 20th

SCC Consultation begins February 21st 2013

SCDC has begun a 6 week consultation on the Main Modifications to the LDF/Core Strategy and the Revised Sustainability Appraisal. This started on February 21st and will continue until 5th April – The official notification letter and more details are to be found on Suffolk Coastal’s website – here is the link to the . . . → Read More: SCC Consultation begins February 21st 2013

SCDC response to the inspector

The Council’s response to the inspector is now available from their website or here (44 pages).

More on the Examination in Public

Those who have made representation to the EiP should have received a letter/email from Annette Feeney informing us that the inspector has decided  to add an exploratory meeting at the start of the pre hearing meeting on July 12th.  This is because the inspector is still not happy with the latest reply from Ridley . . . → Read More: More on the Examination in Public

Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

A little light reading which might cheer you up. This letter InspectorConcerns060612 is on the SCDC website and is from the Inspector – it identifies a variety of concerns he has regarding the core strategy, several of which relate to the issues that we have all been trying to get the council to consider but . . . → Read More: Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

Suffolk Coastal: Rebel councillor explains walkout

See EADT article here.

NANT update on Council meeting 26th April 2012

There were around 70 members of the public – I think all were supporters. The EADT was there, taking lots of photos in the hall before we started and we are on the front page of the EADT.  (more BBC coverage here). We moved inside fairly quickly as the councillors were going in through . . . → Read More: NANT update on Council meeting 26th April 2012