and Highbridge local plan consultation events announced
District Council has announced that it is to hold several drop-in
events in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge as part of its consultation
on the new Local Plan.
reported here last year that thousands of new homes have been
proposed for sites in Burnham and Highbridge in the council's
council says that its additional consultation period will be "focused
on refined housing options" for the settlements suggested
as tier 1 in the previous consultation document, which was first
released in October 2015.
"The additional consultation does not replace or cover all
the issues discussed during the original stage-1 consultation
that ran from October 2015 to January 2016," explained spokeswoman
residents have previously responded to the stage 1 consultation
these comments still stand and will be taken into account."
The extra public drop-in events will
be held locally on 27th June from 2-7pm in the Princess Theatre,
Burnham-On-Sea and on 6th July from 2-7pm at the Community Hall,
The council says that its additional consultation documents and
information on how to respond will be available from 27th June