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How important is retail and business for Kelvedon?

Were you among the people who were dismayed to discover the Co-op would be closed for 2 weeks for refurbishment? Even before it closed, stock was depleted and it changed people’s habits. What no bread? No eggs? Picking up basic items, suddenly meant people had to rethink and plan how to manage. Luckily, we have

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Another potential outline planning application for Kelvedon?

We have become aware of a request to BDC for an opinion on screening for potential development. The request relates to a proposed outline planning application for 125 homes at land near Crabbs Barn. If the application proceeds, it would mean we could have outline planning applications pending for 625 homes in Kelvedon. The applicants

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Parish Council Response to BDC on the London Road proposals

Kelvedon Parish Council held a public meeting at The Institute, on Wednesday 6 September, to gauge residents’ opinions on the London Road proposals. 65 residents attended and KPC has now responded to BDC. The response is posted on the BDC planning portal under the reference 17/00679/OUT. You can read a copy below or click the

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Litter Poster Competition Winners – helping keep Kelvedon clean!

The idea for an anti litter poster competition followed the success of the volunteer litter picking group started by Gillian Westall. Although Kelvedon is much cleaner, thanks to the efforts of the volunteers, we still see significant amounts to clear up each week. Bin collection days are some of the worst because rubbish falls out

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Feedback from our July 2017 Consultation

Huge thank you to everyone who came along to our consultation on draft policies at the Kelvedon Community Music Festival on Saturday 15 July 2017. We also offered an online option until 31 July, for those who couldn’t attend. Consulting the community at the early stages of developing our policies helps ensure that we are

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Consultation on proposed development at London Rd

BDC has validated the outline planning application for London Road 17/00679/OUT and is now consulting interested parties. The proposals include up to 250 dwellings, a school site, health centre, employment area, local retail area and open space. Members of the public can comment on the proposals by writing to BDC. The address is: Development Management,

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Important opportunities for you to have your say in July

Do you have a view on proposed development for Kelvedon? Do you care about the sort of planning policies that apply affect us? If so, you have a great opportunity to tell us what sort of policies you would like to see. Kelvedon will receive increased development over the next 15 years based on the

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BDC Local Plan – decision and consultation

The draft local plan agreed by the Local Plan Sub Committee in April, reaches an important milestone when it goes to the full council today, 5 June 2017. The Sub Committee took the decision in April to change the preferred site for Kelvedon from Monks Farm to London Road. Today the full council have the opportunity to

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