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Take chance to influence planning in Royal Wootton Bassett
5:40pm Monday 11th March 2013 in News
A COMMUNITY event in Royal Wootton Bassett gave people their first chance to contribute to the Neighbourhood Plan for the area.
Coun Mike Leighfield, mayor and the chairman of the Neighbourhood Planning steering committee, welcomed 25 residents to the open meeting, and project manager Mark Goodman explained how the plan will develop over the coming months.
Neighbourhood Planning aims to give communities the chance to influence local planning policy.
Issues raised at the meeting included the importance of the town centre, roads and green space and the potential placement of new housing.
It is hoped that a wide range of people will come forward to be on the steering group, including young people, those with links to business and members of local community groups. For more details call the town council on 01793 850222.