Residents' Survey results and representations
By April 2016, we had gathered sufficient information about the KDBH Area - from data sources and from resident feedback - to kick off developing the Neighbourhood Plan 'proper'.
Given the importance of this stage, we carried out a massive publicity campaign over March, April and May 2016, ie. covering both the Vision Events and the Residents' survey immediately following. This took a lot of time and effort, but was essential; we were determined do everything we could to make sure that as many people as possible were at least aware of what was happening - and hopefully took the opportunity to join in the discussions from the outset. We always knew these early days would be challenging, starting from a zero base in October 2015 when no-one had ever heard of a Neighbourhood Plan, or had any idea what a Neighbourhood Forum does......