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West Berkshire responds to Secretary of State's intervention on Local Plan

West Berkshire Council has responded to an intervention from the Secretary of State which blocked withdrawal of the Local Plan Review. 

Last month the WBC had published a proposal to withdraw the Local Plan ahead of it going to Examination In Public. Before councillors could vote, the Minister of State for Housing, Planning and Building Safety, Lee Rowley MP wrote to the Council instructing that the examination continues as planned.    

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Stratfield Mortimer Parish Council Community Grants - January 2024

In 2022, Stratfield Mortimer Parish Council created a Community Grant Fund to provide financial support to charity, voluntary and non-commercial organisations running initiatives for the benefit of the parish and/or its inhabitants.

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Stratfield Mortimer Community Award 2024

This is an annual award given to a person who has devoted outstanding time and energy for the benefit of the community of Stratfield Mortimer, irrespective of whether or not they live in the village.

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Four Houses Corner - Eastern Area Planning Committee Meeting 10 January 2024 - Cancelled

West Berkshire Council have advised that due to the withdrawal of the item relating to the redevelopment of Four Houses Corner (23/01552/REG3) from the agenda of the EAPC meeting scheduled for 10th January, and, as this was the only item, the meeting has now been cancelled.

The application will now be considered by the EAPC at a later date.

The decision to defer the application was taken due to the:

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Amber Cold Weather Alert 8-12 January 2024

An AMBER Cold-Health Alert - has been updated for the South East and is in effect between 08/01/2024 at 12:00 and 12/01/2024 at 12:00.

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