The concept of a Neighbourhood Plan, which was introduced through the Localism Act, is to enable local communities to become more involved in planning for their community. It is different to a Community or Parish Plan (which cover much broader issues) as it is primarily about land use – the idea is to guide development and, importantly ensure that it is right for an area. Policies might include protecting important green space...

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Open Day Display Boards - 7 July 2018

Click here to read the information from our Open Day Display Boards on 7 July 2018.

SEA - Options Stage Environmental Report

Click here to read the SEA - Options Environmental Report produced for the Yetminster and Ryme Intrinseca Neighbourhood Plan.

SEA - Screening Report

Click here to read the SEA - Screening Report which provides the details for the Yetminster and Ryme Intrinseca Neighbourhood Plan.

Latest news:

July 9, 2020

Prior to the outbreak of Coronavirus, the NP Steering Group had formally presented the draft Neighboured Plan at a presentation to the Parish Council Members.

The members were asked to read the draft and to provide their comments and concerns to a YRIPC NP working group...

May 1, 2019

The Steering Group have agreed, after discussion with the Parish Council, that they will have the Pre-submission draft of the Neighbourhood Plan ready for submission to them in time for the September Council meeting. This was longer than had been intended but it was  f...

March 1, 2019

The momentum to compete the plan is gathering speed - our consultant has now completed her review of the text of our draft document and has recommended a number of changes where our proposed policies require clarification or expansion. We are now working on these and a...

January 1, 2019

We have now written to all the landowners offering them the chance to explain their proposals to the Steering Group and we have now met all those who wanted to do this. We are now able to complete our assessments of the various sites and to select those which should be...

August 31, 2018

We are pleased to confirm that in August we were successful in obtaining further grant funding amounting to £7,400 inc VAT. This has enabled the Steering Group to continue to work on the plan and they are now beginning to produce the various appendices and supporting d...

June 30, 2018

We have now submitted our 3rd application for funding towards the cost of producing the Neighbourhood Plan and we are awaiting approval for this by Groundwork, the agents for Locality the fund provider. The funding is for our projected spend during 2018 and amounts to...

February 22, 2018

Right now the Steering Group and subgroup leaders are reviewing the detail of the plan and its various sections. This is to make sure that the different sections don’t overlap, and are consistent with each other.  And, even more important is to make sure the plan compl...

November 15, 2017

Work on the Neighbourhood Plan has now advanced to the point where the Steering Group is looking for sites to accommodate a limited amount of additional housing and employment over the next 20 years or so.

We are therefore inviting land owners to propose sites for devel...

November 1, 2017

Thank you to everyone who completed the recent questionnaire (and to those who delivered it!) – we had a 35% return which is above average and considered very good by people who know about these things. We are now analysing the results but generally we appear to be on...

September 1, 2017

We propose, as we begin the developing the policies that will form the working basis of the plan, to undertake a consultation exercise asking for your views on our Vision and the Objectives that create and underpin the Plan - it is worth noting that, as part of the wor...

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