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Worcestershire County Association of Local Councils

Worcestershire CALC

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About CALC

Worcestershire County Association of Local Councils (CALC) is a voluntary member based organisation open to all parish and town councils across Worcestershire.

It provides professional advice, support and training to Worcestershire parish and town councils - the first tier of local government.

All local councils in Worcestershire are welcome to join and member councils have the benefit of a password protected members’ page with comprehensive guidance and information.    

The Association also has an important role in liaising with local, regional and national bodies and together with 41 other CALCs in England; Worcestershire CALC is affiliated to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC).

 


 

 

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INTERNAL AUDITOR & INDEPENDENT EXAMINER

Specialist provider to Parish Councils, Small Public Sector, Charitable, Community and Voluntary Organisations

DUNCAN EDWARDS

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Phone: 07759 171030

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The South Worcestershire Development Plan and Neighbourhood Plans

More than 30 parish and town councils in South Worcestershire have either completed a neighbourhood plan or have one in preparation. But it is not yet clear how much influence these will have on the new South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP2), now being prepared by a Joint Planning Team from Worcester City Council and Wychavon and Malvern Hills District Councils. A major aim of the SWDP2, as with its predecessor, is to allocate sites for new dwellings to meet the targets for ‘housing need’ determined by central Government. It is therefore important that parish and town councils play a major part in shaping the SWDP2 to protect the character of our communities and to ensure that any new housing meets the needs of local people.

Martley Parish Council would like to hear from other parish and town councils in South Worcestershire who either have a neighbourhood plan or are developing one. In particular, we would like to call a meeting to discuss a common approach to the Joint Planning Team which is developing the SWDP2. Please contact Michelle Alexander, Parish Clerk at clerk@martley-pc.org.uk.