Tag Archives: Lucy Green

Where’s the Derbyshire Dales leadership?


I came away from the Neighbourhood Plan meeting in the week feeling thoroughly deflated and despairing for local democracy. I am beginning to feel the helplessness that people have expressed in Scotland and are beginning to do so in towns … Continue reading

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Housing and Employment matter to us


Well done Ashbourne! I knew you wouldn’t let me down. I opened the door in the Town Hall to be confronted with a full house – around 70 people – and the ever-sprightly Jeffrey Phillips beginning his presentation. The evening’s … Continue reading

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Speak up about traffic


It’s time we all got off our backsides and showed a little support for the Neighbourhood Plan. They must be fed up of having to bang the drum and getting little or no response. The first time I’d even heard … Continue reading

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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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Ashbourne’s Neighbourhood Plan : Be heard!


Ashbourne is about to have a Neighbourhood Plan and you need to make your views heard. The Town Council is assisting a group of local residents to construct a legally binding document which outlines what we want, and how we … Continue reading

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A public apology to Councillor Lucy Green…I want a Neighbourhood Plan


Way back in July I wrote a piece praising Jeffrey Phillips from the Ashbourne Partnership for attempting to rally support for a Neighbourhood Team http://bit.ly/S55Wo2. He raised it on a fine night for Ashbourne democracy – 200 people attended a … Continue reading

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