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Since the Event in the Memorial Hall in August a group of volunteers have set up a the Ponteland Greenbelt Group its mission is to inform the local Community of the possibility of large scale development around Ponteland.
This group has also recognised the need to support the Town Council in compiling a second draft of a Town Council Local Plan. This in principle was agreed at the Ponteland Community Partnerships Event on the 21st August with the Mayor Peter Cowey.
A small separate group has now been established to work on the second draft of the Town Council Local Plan.
I would ask residents to support our volunteers in their tasks ahead and we will keep you updated though this website.
Thank you for your support
Chair Ponteland Greenbelt Group
21st AUGUST 2012
The consultation was divided into two sessions.
The afternoon session started at 2pm where a display had been assembled for the visiting residents of Ponteland.
The central point of the display was clearly a large map of Ponteland and the surrounding area showing quite clearly the extent of the potential development and the compounding effect of several very large housing estates on an area currently surrounded by Green Belt. Continue reading