NDP Events

25th April 2024 – Community Facilities and the Local Economy

7pm Kingsdown Village School

Jim Boot will host this next workshop meeting focusing on Community Facilities (halls, schools, churches) and the Local Economy. All are welcome, even if you have not attended a meeting before.

The itinerary for the evening will be

1. Welcome and introductions
2. Results gathered from the workshop of 27th March.
3. Local economy - shops, pubs and other businesses
4. Community facilities - halls, school, churches etc
5. Coming up....the next workshop will be on housing
Please come along and lend your local knowledge and expertise

 The event poster can be found here 

27th March 2024 – Evidence Gathering for the Neighbourhood Plan

7pm Kingsdown Village Hall

Over the evening Alison Eardley and Jim Boot will talk us through how to gather the information we need and we will set up working and steering groups of community members and Parish Councillors who will report back to the full Parish Council. All are welcome, even if you have not attended a meeting before.

The itinerary for the evening can be found HERE. 

29th February 2024 – Steering and Working Groups inaugural meeting

7pm Ringwould Church

At this meeting we will establish the membership of the steering group and working groups. Jim Boot will lead exercises to help you identify your strengths and interests, so that you can decide where you would like to contribute. There will also be some immediate tasks to be carried out. The key group areas include:

 Housing and Design

 The Historic Environment


 The Natural Environment

 Community infrastructure

By the end of the evening we hope to have a strong core of residents who, together with Parish Councillors and our Planning Consultant, Jim, can deliver a robust NDP for our Parish. We look forward to seeing you there!

25th January 2024 – Neighbourhood Plan Launch Event

7pm Kingsdown Primary School

At this event hosted by Jim Boot and Alison Eardley (Neighbourhood Planning Consultants) we will learn what a Neighbourhood Development Plan is and what it can do for our Parish. There will be exercises for all to take part in to get a feel for what it is like to live in our Parish and what needs improving.