Although the Neighbourhood Area (NA) applied for was not granted by WDC. DHNF still has relevance because of potential development in our NA and the potential adverse impact of neighbouring developments. Any proposed developments within DHNA should be focused on:
Sustainable development — the driving force behind our Neighbourhood Plan (NP) — will help to achieve a better quality of life for all neighbourhood residents as well as those in High Wycombe and, in so doing, help meet the environmental challenges of the future..
• Fund raising by residents for the Judicial Review costs;
• Daws Hill Area Public Transport link (aka Daws Leas Bus link) reconsideration by BCC;
• Possibility of sound barriers with solar panels between M40 and houses on south side of Daws Lea;
• Development of Daws Hill Neighbourhood Plan;
• Grant applications to complete the Neighbourhood Plan.
• The Government has issued a consultation on its latest set of planning reforms: Technical consultation on implementation of planning changes. The consultation deadline was 15 April 2016. Please see this link for the full document. Page 33 is the start of the section relevant to us as Neighbourhood Forum.
• Call for the bringing together all of the Bucks Councils to create Unitary Council for Buckinghamshire (or a North and South Unitary council).
• Read more about BCC's proposed Unitary Council business case.
• Scrutiny committee urges council chief to reconsider bus link decision [Bucks Free Press: 20th December 2013 By Simon Farr]
A SCRUTINY committee has urged a council chief to reconsider her decision to select a residential road as the preferred route for a bus link. Buckinghamshire County Council's Environment, Transport and Locality Services Select Committee has asked Cllr Mrs Janet Blake to re-evaluate her decision to name Daws Lea as the best route for the link … Read the full article
• Residents group: 'Wycombe is heading for gridlock' [Bucks Free Press: 21st October 2013 By Simon Farr]
COUNCIL chiefs are being urged to improve High Wycombe's infrastructure or stop building grand developments before the town is crippled by gridlock. The Daws Hill Neighbourhood Forum believes the roads are already at peak capacity even before the introduction of incoming large projects … Read the full article
What is a Neighbourhood Forum, a Neighbourhood Development Plan, a Neighbourhood Development Order & Neighbourhood Area?