Wrington PC May12

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Presentation to Wrington Parish Council AGM May 2012


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West of England Rural Network www.wern.org.uk Localism and how it might affect you WRINGTON PARISH COUNCIL 24 th May 2012

West of England Rural Network:

West of England Rural Network Broadband Affordable housing Fuel Poverty and Energy Generation Access to Services and Community Transport Social Enterprise Support and Funding Advice Community Planning Community Buildings and Assets Village Agents Strategic support

Localism in a Nutshell:

Localism in a Nutshell Community rights Community right to challenge Community right to bid Neighbourhood planning Community right to build Housing Empowering cities and other local areas General power of competence Abolition of the standards board

Localism in Context:

Localism in Context

Community Rights:

Community Rights Right to bid identify community assets village shop local pub community centre land List maintained by North Somerset 6 month window to bid

Community Rights:

Community Rights Right to challenge Delivery of services – valued or improved Expression of interest North Somerset consider Proposal goes out to tender...................

Bristol City Region:

Bristol City Region

Neighbourhood Planning:

Neighbourhood Planning National Local Neighbourhood National Planning Policy Framework Core Strategy Neighbourhood Plan Central Government North Somerset Council Parish Council

General power of competence:

General power of competence More than 2/3 of Councillors must be elected The Clerk holds a prescribed qualification The Clerk has completed relevant training The Parish Council resolves at its AGM to be competent


Funding Funding for businesses through LEP Section 106 funding Community Infrastructure Levy New Homes Bonus

Community Land Trusts:

Community Land Trusts

Sustainable Communities:

Sustainable Communities This country’s rural communities cannot stand still. Change is inevitable whether development takes place or not, and the choices we make today will shape tomorrow’s character of the market towns, villages and hamlets that make up our countryside. Matthew Taylor 2008

What you have:

What you have Ambition Vision Potential Aspiration Ownership Pride Resources Training Financial Capital Assets Expertise Time & what you need

Other support:

Other support

PowerPoint Presentation:

West of England Rural Network www.wern.org.uk Chris Head Executive Director 01275 333701  chris@wern.org.uk The Mill, Tunbridge Road, Chew Magna, BS40 8SP RuralChris Registered Charity No 1146165. Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in England Company No 7956732.

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