Neighbourhood Plan

Backwell was one of the first villages to develop our neighbourhood plan and have it examined and approved. It can be viewed Adopted Neighbourhood Plan 2015. You can view the Examiners Report October 2014. The referendum results are available. In February 2019, we reviewed the delivery of the Neighbourhood Plan, and the report showed that the agreed developments are being implemented at the expected rate.

Neighbourhood Plan2019-02-19T11:54:04+00:00

2016-17

Accounts for the year ending 31st March 2017. 2016-17 Accounts 2016-17 Summary

2016-172018-10-09T20:57:29+00:00

APM Minutes 27th April 2017

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL PARISH MEETING OF ELECTORS HELD ON THURSDAY 27TH APRIL 2017 AT 1930 HOURS IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL PRESENT:  Parish Cllrs R Taylor (Chairman), M Bowerman, S Edwards, M Gibbons-Price, J Llewellyn, R MacLeavy, S Mitchell, S Ould, H Power, J Sear, D Seddon and G Simmonite plus approximately 22 members of the public. Mrs J Stone (Clerk to the Council). The Chairman welcomed the electors to the 122nd Annual Parish Meeting of Electors of Backwell Parish and confirmed that Notice convening the meeting had been displayed in the Parish for more than 7 days as required by legislation. […]

APM Minutes 27th April 20172018-05-03T10:03:55+00:00

Summary of High Court Decision and update on JSP

CO/452/2017 Richborough Estates Limited & Ors v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government – WMS  The High Court ruling issued earlier this month dismissed the challenge made by a number of developers against the Written Ministerial Statement (WMS) made by Gavin Barwell (‘the Minister’)12 December 2016. The WMS gives more weight to neighbourhood plans where a local planning authority does not have a five-year housing supply.  The Minister observed that such plans have an importance in meeting new housing needs and stated that they should be respected by a District Council, adding that where a planning application conflicts with a Neighbourhood Plan that is in force, planning permission should not normally be granted. […]

Summary of High Court Decision and update on JSP2018-01-29T19:03:53+00:00

Full Council Minutes 4th May 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 4TH MAY 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL […]

Full Council Minutes 4th May 20172017-05-04T21:55:22+00:00

Full Council Minutes 6th April 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 6TH APRIL 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL   […]

Full Council Minutes 6th April 20172017-04-06T21:54:07+00:00

Planning Minutes 16th March 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 16TH MARCH 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL, AT 1900 HOURS  Present: Cllrs M Gibbons-Price (Chairman), M Bowerman, S Edwards, R MacLeavy, S Mitchell and J Sear In attendance: Mrs J Stone, Clerk of the Council    Members of Public: 1 member of public present […]

Planning Minutes 16th March 20172017-03-16T22:34:07+00:00

Full Council Minutes 2nd March 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 2ND MARCH 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL […]

Full Council Minutes 2nd March 20172017-03-02T21:53:16+00:00

Planning Minutes 16th February 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL, AT 1900 HOURS  Present: Cllrs M Gibbons-Price (Chairman), M Bowerman, S Edwards, R MacLeavy,  S Mitchell, J Sear, G Simmonite and R Taylor In attendance: Mrs J Stone, Clerk of the Council      Members of Public: 1 member of public present […]

Planning Minutes 16th February 20172017-02-16T22:32:53+00:00

Full Council Minutes 2nd February 2017

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES OF THE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL […]

Full Council Minutes 2nd February 20172017-02-02T21:45:32+00:00