During January you should receive a Neighbourhood Plan questionnaire. If not, it is not too late, a copy can still be downloaded from the Parish Council website, but please do so quickly as we will be collating and analysing the responses through February. Your responses will then help highlight the various issues you think might need addressing in Neighbourhood Plan policies, for further comments in due course. It is quite challenging trying to move forward with a Neighbourhood Plan at a time when controversial housing planning applications are being submitted in the background and when the Stafford Borough Local Plan (which sets the development targets for the village and which the Neighbourhood Plan has to comply with) is not yet complete, but hopefully our efforts and yours will be worthwhile in the long run.
The Neighbourhood Plan Working Party may need new members. It would be great to have representatives from local business and community groups – so if anyone from such groups wishes to get in