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Still Time for Say on Core Strategy

Published Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Residents in Ribble Valley still have time to have their say on the borough’s core strategy.

The strategy, which sets out development in the borough until 2028, including how many new houses the area needs and where they might be built, underwent a series of hearings in January as part of an examination in public by a Government inspector.

Following the hearings, inspector Simon Berkeley asked for further consideration of housing levels, how houses were distributed, the treatment of villages and land allocation.

As a result, modifications have been made to the strategy, which are now open for public consultation.

Following the consultation, the modifications will go back to the inspector for final consideration.

Modifications to the strategy are available at Publication of proposed main modifications to submitted core strategy, the Council Offices in Church Walk, Clitheroe, and local libraries.

Residents can comment by emailing or by writing to Forward Planning Team, Ribble Valley Borough Council, Council Offices, Church Walk, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2RA.

Comments are invited on the modifications and background papers only, and it is not necessary to resubmit previous responses.

The deadline for responses is 5.00pm on Monday 7 July, and further details are available from the council’s Forward Planning Team on 01200 425111.

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