Referendum to be held for neighbourhood plan

PUBLISHED: 17:00 19 September 2018

Burnham and Highbridge mayor Bill Hancock with the plans. Picture: Cherry Pullinger

Burnham and Highbridge mayor Bill Hancock with the plans. Picture: Cherry Pullinger

Archant

People will go to the polls and vote on a referendum for two Somerset towns tomorrow (Thursday).

Homeowners in Burnham and Highbridge will decide whether to adopt the neighbourhood plan, which outlines development needs from 2014-32 as part of Sedgemoor District Council’s planning policy.

MORE: Neighbourhood plan referendum will shape towns’ futures.

Cllr Phil Harvey, who chaired the neighbourhood planning group, said: “Our referendum represents a significant milestone in the development of the area.

“If more than half the registered, eligible voters in the area vote yes it will have a massive positive impact on how our community lives, works and plays for the next 14 years at least.”

Electors will be able to vote at the community hall, in Berrow Road, from 7.30am-10pm today.

For more information, call 01278 238168 or log on to www.facebook.com/NeighbourhoodPlanBOS

More from Weston Mercury

Weston were well beaen by Radstock in the Somerset Super League Darts.

Read more
41 minutes ago

Weston-super-Mare’s MP he will be backing the Prime Minister in tonight’s no-confidence vote.

Read more

Hornets Under-13s recorded a narrow victory over Bath in an entertaining match at the Nest.

Read more

Winscombe Colts defeated Hornets 25-24 in a terrific advert for colts’ rugby on the artificial pitch at Hornets.

Read more

Weston-super-Mare’s ‘gateway to the town’ has reopened for the first time in three years.

Read more

A quartet of bowlers from St Andrews defeated Ilminster in the EIBA national fours championship.

Read more

Uphill B team lost 7-2 to league leaders Backwell, despite their best efforts.

Read more

Nearly all of Weston Open Badminton Club’s teams were in action last week.

Read more

St Johns B are the leaders of the Weston and District Skittles League Division 1 table.

Read more

The Convicts are the leaders at Christmas in the Weston Mixed Cribbage League.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 4°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up

Weston Mercury twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists