Following the recent local elections and change in control at Bracknell Forest Council, Guy Gillbe has been appointed as the executive member responsible for planning and transport at Bracknell Forest Council. Clearly this position requires him to act independently and
The recent elections have seen a change in control at Bracknell Forest Council. CVAG are calling on the incoming administration to stop working on the emerging local plan and develop a new one which better reflects the wishes of residents
We would like to congratulate Guy Gillbe on his recent success in being elected as the Councillor representing Old Bracknell (Easthampstead) on Bracknell Town Council. In respect of our position as a non-political organisation, Guy has therefore stood down from
As part of the public examination of the Bracknell Forest local plan, which identifies sites for new house building between now and 2036, Wellington College have revealed plans to clear a large area of woodland to create a replacement sports
CVAG have registered an objection to application 21/00986 to build 226 houses in the woodlands at Beaufort Park. This site is in the woodland, just north of Nine Mile Ride, near the crematorium. The application is still pending consideration so
UPDATE: 7 May. The plan has been approved by a massive majority of those that voted, 1185 for and 184 against. Thanks to everyone for their support. The neighbourhood plan has been put together by residents to provide local guidance
The Crowthorne neighbourhood plan, produced by Crowthorne Parish Council in conjunction with other local stakeholders, including CVAG, has now been approved to be presented for referendum to the residents of Crowthorne. The referendum is provisionally planned for 6 May 2021,
Both Bracknell Forest and Wokingham Borough Councils have set up systems for virtual meetings so that the planning committees can continue to function by holding virtual meetings during the COVID restrictions. Further information can be found here.
A new document has been added, the BFC Design supplementary planning document (SPD). This provides guidance on what is and is not acceptable for design in new developments, including residential extensions.
CVAG have submitted a response to the boundary commission which is currently reviewing ward boundaries for election of Councillors to Bracknell Forest Council. In it we strongly reject the proposal by the working party from Bracknell Council which is to