Please find attached the PGBG submission to NCC re the Major modifications document.
We have had acknowledgement that it has been recieved
The responses in places are duplicated . This is because the response has to address a particular modification area and be sent in as a separate response.
We were delighted to be able to inform NCC that this response represents the views of over 1100 residents. Thank you.
We have no expectation that NCC will take any notice of the views of Ponteland residents. (At least they are consistent in that regard.)
We will continue to keep you informed
NCC Major Modifications _reply by PGBG
NCC have introduced the schools and leisure proposals very late in the day. They have included this in a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and, in addition to the Core Strategy, are consulting on this too (just to make things more confusing and difficult!)
Core Strategy Response
The plan is for PGBG to respond to the Core Strategy Document – at this stage we have to challenge the soundness of the document/consultation. NCC have requested that if a group representation is being made that we include names, addresses and email addresses of those residents that we are representing. Many of those residents at the event last Saturday signed to say that we could do that, we are asking that if you haven’t signed anything yet to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with those details
Within the response we have to say if we would be willing to go in front of the Inspector and independent review – our answer will be a positive yes.
Once finalised the response will go on the website so that you are aware.
Supplementary Planning Document (Schools & Leisure) Response
In the past, PBGB have provided template letters for you to amend and sign. It is important at this stage that we all respond individually. We will provide you with headlines and key concerns to support you in your response. We are working on that now and would hope to get that out to you no later than Monday.