Neighbourhood Development Plan meeting (14th December 2016)

A note from the Parish Clerk: Developers are coming to build more houses in Honeybourne. The Government’s policy is to continue house building as thousands more are needed. The South Worcestershire Development Plan is now in place but dictates the minimum development numbers which can and will be exceeded in... Read more

Better Accessible Responsible Development (BARD)

I have been asked to post details about a campaign to stop a new town being approved for construction in nearby Long Marston: You may have seen in the local newspaper that there is a proposal by Stratford District Council and developers to build 3500 new houses on Long Marston... Read more

“Bonkers” planning application granted on appeal

A planning application to build 15 more new homes in Honeybourne has been granted following an appeal made to the Planning Inspectorate. The site, to the rear of the High Street, had originally been turned down and the proposed scheme has been described as “Bonkers” since it falls within a... Read more

Community Infrastructure Levy Consultation

In layman’s terms, this is an opportunity to provide the Council with feedback on their proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) which is intended to charge housing developers money to support infrastructure growth. In their own words: Community Infrastructure Levy Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule Notice of public consultation In parallel with... Read more

Honeybourne News in Brief: 29/09/2013

High Street Development Appeal An appeal has been received for one of Honeybourne’s many housing development sites from the applicants after their request for outline planning permission to construct 14 houses behind the High Street was rejected. Read more