Read the Sneinton Vision

The Sneinton Vision project in 2011/12 gathered together the ideas and ambitions of local people in Sneinton and set these out as 6 main principles. The Sneinton Vision project report ends with a set of 'next steps' which include the setting up of a Sneinton Design Forum, which could be seen as the inspiration for the Sneinton Neighbourhood Forum.

Where are we with the Neighbourhood Plan?

Since the end of March, progress on the Neighbourhood Plan has been largely taking place behind the scenes, so we thought we'd update on what's been happening.

  • Interest has continued in the Forum, and around 5 new members have approached us to join. Joining is made simple using the online form or contact us for a paper form.
  • In May Tom was invited to a 'focus group' at the DCLG (Department for Communities and Local Government). It was a gathering of Neighbourhood Forums from around the country who were at various stages with their plans- some finished, some at even earlier stages than ours. What we had in common was that we were all from what they described as 'deprived urban areas'- OK so they admitted that was a

A Neighbourhood Plan for Sneinton?

Many people have expressed the view, through the Community Organisers, during the Sneinton Vision project, our at the Place Check Walks (and many other consultations over the years) that they feel powerless when it comes to how Sneinton changes over time. Since April 2012, local communities have been able to produce "Neighbourhood Plansfor their local area, putting in place planning policies for the future development and growth of the neighbourhood. 

But what could this do for Sneinton?