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Views wanted on new required development in South Worcestershire by 2041

Views are being sought to help shape the future growth of South Worcestershire into the middle of this century.   A public consultation is being launched on Monday, 5 November on the review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP). This will help Malvern Hills District, Worcester City and Wychavon District Councils decide how to best accommodate housing and employment...
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Call for sites launched as part of review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan

Councils are asking for information on land that could potentially be suitable for future housing and employment development in south Worcestershire. The “call for sites” is part of the official review of the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP), that will see the blueprint for providing jobs and homes extended to 2041, as required by the Government. Anyone who has an interest in...
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Have your say on south Worcestershire sites for travellers and travelling showpeople

South Worcestershire residents can have their say on an important issue connected with the adopted South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) in a new public consultation opening today. Residents and other interested parties are being asked for their views on revised proposals for providing sites for travellers and travelling showpeople. The consultation runs for seven weeks at ...
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Planning for healthier lifestyles in south Worcestershire

New planning guidelines aimed at improving the design of housing and other developments to encourage healthier lifestyles have come into effect in south Worcestershire. Malvern Hills, Worcester City and Wychavon councils have all adopted the new Planning for Health Supplementary Planning Document. Known as an SPD, it covers issues like encouraging walking and cycling, providing green spaces...
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Have your say on planning for a healthier future in south Worcestershire

New guidelines on how housing and other developments can be designed to encourage healthier lifestyles have been released for south Worcestershire – and residents and developers are being urged to have their say on them. The guidelines cover issues like encouraging walking and cycling, ensuring land is available to grow food and encouraging the use of efficient and sustainable energy. ...
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Councils call for potential traveller sites

Councils in south Worcestershire want to hear from anyone who knows of land that could be used to accommodate travellers and travelling showpeople. There is a Government requirement for councils to identify locations that can be used to provide residential pitches for travellers. The existence of official sites can also improve the chances of councils winning planning appeals over...
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Have your say on new guidelines for infrastructure contributions in south Worcestershire

South Worcestershire residents can now have their say on two vital issues connected with the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) in consultations that have opened today (April 1). Residents and other interested parties are being asked for their views on how the vital infrastructure needed to support the delivery of the SWDP will be provided. This will cover funding for essentials...
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Development Plan will boost Worcester’s prosperity, says new Leader

The newly adopted South Worcestershire Development Plan will bring new jobs and a big boost to the local economy, the new Leader of Worcester City Council says. Councillor Marc Bayliss played a major role in developing the Plan, which has just been adopted and will now guide where new businesses open in Worcester and the surrounding area until 2030. Cllr Bayliss says: “The Plan is an...
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Have your say on sites for travellers in south Worcestershire

South Worcestershire residents can have their say on a vital issue connected with the newly adopted South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) when a consultation opens on March 14. Residents and other interested parties are being asked for their views on the provision of sites for travellers and travelling showpeople. The consultation runs for six weeks at www.swdevelopmentplan.org ...
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Final round of proposed changes to South Worcestershire Development Plan published

A final set of proposed changes to the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) have today been published by the three councils preparing the  blueprint to guide economic and housing development in the area to 2030. The SWDP is currently the subject of an Examination by a Government-appointed Inspector, Roger Clews, who carried out a series of public hearings earlier in the year,...
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