Regulation 14 Consultation

The Steering Group organised a 6 week consutlation on the draft Neighbourhood Development Plan under Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.  This took place from Monday 28th February 2022 until Monday 11th April 2022.

 The consultation was publicised with a special newsletter, delivered to all households, notices on the Parish Council notice boards, emails / letters to local groups and those who responded to the Issues and Options consultation and asked to be kept informed about future consultations, inserts to parents with children at local schools, regular Facebook posts, and discussions at drop-in sessions with Parish Councillors.

The Draft Plan was published on the Parish Council’s website with a link to this website. Copies of the response form were provided with the special newsletter, with further paper copies of the form and the NDP itself available from various Committee members on request. The comment form could also be completed online. Barnsley Council provided a list of Consultation Bodies, who, together with other local organisations and all those on the Parish Council’s NDP consultation database, were emailed prior to the commencement of the consultation period.  A response form was published on the NDP website and consultees could also complete an online version. 

Drop In Events were held from 10am to 2pm on Saturday 19th March 2022 at the Huskar Rooms, Silkstone, and 10am to 2pm on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Silkstone Common Methodists Church. These sessions provided an opportunity to talk to members of the Steering Committee about any issues raised in the Draft Plan.

The draft Neighbourhood Development Plan produced for the Regulation 14 consultation and the special Parish Newsletter are available below.