Tag: Neighbourhood Development Order

Square-bashing with the RSM

Our elected (with no votes) parish council held its latest meeting on Monday night after a hiatus over the summer put down to the unavailability of a suitable venue, given that the village hall was being used as a COVID vaccination centre. The hapless councillors, unlike colleagues in neighbouring...
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The Trouble with Amateurs (Part II)

Having had further time to digest the two-sided sheet of ‘findings’ from the consultation over the Neighbourhood Development Order organised by Mr Giles Baxter and Thomas Homes, it is clear that there are still some serious issues to be examined. In a previous missive I commented on the paucity...
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It’s Time to Honour the Past

Tucked away amongst the (out of date) minutes for the parish council on the PC website, you may not have noticed the Annual Report to the Parish from our elected unopposed (with no votes) parish councillors. This is the chance for the PC to tell us all about the...
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The Trouble with Amateurs

If you live in the parish of Burcot and Clifton Hampden you should have just received a single-sheet document in the post entitled ‘Feedback from the Initial Parish Consultation’. The author is Giles Baxter, who was appointed by the parish council to chair the Steering Group of the proposed...
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The Stench is Over-powering

The stench emanating from the morass of dodgy deals and decisions surrounding our elected unopposed (with zero votes) parish councillors and their Neighbourhood Development Order (NDO) is becoming over-powering. Quite frankly, it’s an embarrassment. You only have to look at other parish councils and how they deal with such...
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