Whilst there are many good websites and articles out there, we’re particularly impressed with this one.
Its writer, Dr Quintin Bradley, is no stranger to the area having been one of the presenters who introduced us to neighbourhood planning at Smalley Hall in November 2017.
Along with articles on neighbourhood planning, localism, community action, inequality and urban social movements, he’s gone on to publish research into the Greater Manchester Greenbelt movement, including the thoughts of SOS-Save Our Slattocks members.
Take a look at Quintin’s website: http://criticalplace.org.uk/
An important piece of research on the Greenbelt has been published by Dr Quintin Bradley.
Part of this research was done with members of Save Our Slattocks greenbelt group.
We’re proud to be associated with this research and wholeheartedly congratulate Dr Bradley.
You can read the reasearch paper here: PublicSupportforGreenBelt_full
The initiating group of local residents and business owners met and discussed options for the area to be used as the Thornham St John’s Neighbourhood Plan Area.
It was suggested that it would be appropriate to base the Plan Area on the long established boundary of the Parish of Thornham with Gravel Hole (R18834) map.
After further discussions, it was decided that the Parish area would best be amended by making two small changes. These were:
This is the Neighbourhood Plan Area we’ve agreed with Rochdale Council.
The boundary closely follows the Thornham St John’s Parish Boundary. To find out why this boundary was chosen, go to http://tsjnf.org/documents/.
You can zoom into the map to find where you live