January 29, 2015

Working Groups

Two of our Working Groups have recently met. The Environment Group considered Greenspace topics, and the Economy Group looked at Headingley Town Centre. Both were concerned with the same themes, one of which was planning policies (on Greenspace and on the Town Centre). A second theme was site allocations, as recently considered by the Council […]

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January 29, 2015

Aims of the Plan

The Steering Group held its third meeting on 13 January. Its main business was concerned with the detailed planning of Phase Two of our consultation process (the Public Engagement Programme) – who to contact? and how? We’re adopting different approaches – leaflets for residents, social media for students, a Business Lunch for Town Centre shops, […]

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December 22, 2014

Consultation

The Steering Group met again on 9 December. As requested by the Forum, the Group considered a Project Plan or ‘Road Map’ for the preparation of the Plan. A broad outline was agreed, but more detail depended on proposals for further consultation – accordingly, this was the main topic of discussion. The first phase of […]

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December 5, 2014

Second Forum

Headingley Neighbourhood Forum held its second meeting on Wednesday 3 December in Headingley Parish Hall, and its agenda showed a good deal of progress since the first meeting. First of all, the Forum has agreed the basic structure of the Neighbourhood Plan, and the outline of this is shown on this website, click here. The […]

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November 21, 2014

Working Groups

At its first meeting, the Steering Group set up Working Groups, to look in detail at our planning policy proposals. Two of these have now met. The first looked at housing policies, and has drafted proposals on housing mix, affordable housing and housing for independent living, as well as approaches to houses in multiple occupation […]

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November 13, 2014

Steering Group

At its first meeting, Headingley Neighbourhood Forum set up a Steering Group, ‘to get down to practical business.’  Our Steering Group, comprising a dozen members of the Forum, in turn held its first meeting on 11 November. The Group’s main business was to consider the outline of the Plan we are going to produce.  There […]

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October 30, 2014

First Forum

The newly-designated Headingley Neighbourhood Forum held its inaugural meeting on Tuesday 28 October. The Forum consists of people who live and work in the Area and local councillors, and this presently includes representatives of our local community associations, individual residents, representatives of local businesses, the Stadium, the universities and students, as well as councillors. The […]

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October 23, 2014

Forum

Headingley Neighbourhood Forum has now been designated, that is, formally recognised by Leeds City Council. The inaugural meeting of the Forum will be held in the evening of 28 October 2014 at HEART. In accordance with its Constitution, ‘the initial members of the Forum shall be those identified in the Application for designation.’ The Constitution […]

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October 23, 2014

Designation

At last, Leeds City Council has given the go-ahead to prepare Headingley Neighbourhood Plan, whose aim will be ‘to promote and improve the social, economic and environmental well-being’ of Headingley.  In particular, we heard this morning (23 October) that the Council has agreed to formally designate the Area that the Plan will cover – this […]

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July 2, 2014

Questionnaire

As part of the preparation of Headingley Neighbourhood Plan, we are inviting everyone who lives or works in the Neighbourhood to complete a Questionnaire on their views on Headingley.  The initial Questionnaire was posted on the website, but was taken down at the end of 2014.  Early in 2015, it was replaced by a new […]

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