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Ashbourne’s fledgling Neighbourhood Plan works


In January I wrote a post about the fragile nature of the planning situation in Ashbourne. The fantastic response from the town on the Local Plan consultation from Derbyshire Dales District Council had resulted in a clear mandate from Ashbourne … Continue reading

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423 homes… and now it gets ugly


And so the saga continues. The 400 new houses for Ashbourne are still a long way off but the wrangling continues. The number has reduced from 376 to 367 due to builds already planned or underway and now looks to … Continue reading

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Housing Consultation: What do the next generation think?


I grew up as a teenager in a market town with a market twice a week – Thursday and Saturday. My father was a born and bred local. My mother had lived in the town since she was in her … Continue reading

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Ashbourne shows its true colours on the Housing Consultation


Town Hall democracy was well displayed in Ashbourne last night. The consultation on Housing by Derbyshire Dales District Council rumbles on with a closing date of 30th August. The Council has done a round of towns and villages, presenting the … Continue reading

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