Neighbourhood Plan Committee Members

on Monday, 12 February 2018. Posted in News


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Town Hall, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8LY

FROM:           The Town Clerk, Mrs Claire Commons

DATE:            Friday, 09 February 2018

SUBJECT:     PRESS STATEMENT – Neighbourhood Plan


Following the public meeting on 19th January and subsequent surgeries 22 members of the Shaftesbury Community registered their interest to support the Shaftesbury Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee.

On 6th February the Council supported the recommendation to appoint 12 members of the Community to the main Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee. A further 9 members of the community will be joining the periphery group who will be called on to support with community related projects that will be identified throughout the project. One person decided not to progress with their interest in joining the Committee.

We are delighted to welcome the following members to the Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee:

Brendon Fisher

Keri Jones

Kris Martin

Lee Hennessy

Mick Hicks

Natalie Evans

Rachel Bodel

Robin Miller

Stuart Edwards

Sue Allatt

Tim Edwyn- Jones

Virginia Edwyn-Jones

Huge thanks in advance to the following members of the community who will be supporting the project via the periphery group:

Elaine Barratt

Janet Swiss

Mrs Jan Bickley

Pam Goodall

Phoebe Bacon

Rodney Compass-Rose

Steve Clinch

Sue Minshaw

William Sherriff


Shaftesbury’s Mayor, Councillor John Lewer will be supporting the group as the Lead Councillor however will not hold a voting role on the Advisory Committee as the Neighbourhood Plan will be entirely led by the Community via the members of the Advisory Committee

The first public meeting is on Monday 19th February at 8PM at the Town Hall. This meeting will give the people of Shaftesbury an opportunity to meet the team that will on the Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee.

For more information please contact Brie Logan, Business Manager at Shaftesbury Town Council on 01747 859342 or at



For further information contact Shaftesbury Town Council, Tel: 01747 852420

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