Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan

Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan



1st Jun 2018


The Referendum on the Salehurst & Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan was held on 31 May 2018.



The result was a clear 'YES' (to adopt the plan drawn up by our community).


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The Parish says 'Yes' - Referendum Result
1st Jun 2018


The Referendum on the Salehurst & Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan was held on 31/5/18.


The result was a clear 'YES' (to adopt the plan drawn up by our community).




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Referendum Information Statement
19th Apr 2018


Rother District Council has today published a Referendum Information Statement, with details of the Salehurst & Robertsbridge Neighbourhood Plan Referendum to be held on Thursday 31 May 2018.


The document can be seen here; it is also available on the Resources tab, with all the NP documents.


FINAL PLAN APPROVED - We are going to Referendum
17th Apr 2018


We are delighted to report that, after many hours of discussion with RDC, we have agreed the final version of the Neighbourhood Plan, incorporating the Examiner's recommendations, and it has been approved by RDC to go to Referendum.


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Examination Report published....
23rd Jan 2018


The Independent Examiner, Mr John Slater, has issued his Report on the Examination of the Neighbourhood Plan (23/1/18). It is available to view on the 'Resources' page.



Post Hearing Documents now available
12th Dec 2017


All responses to the post Hearing consultation (Revised SEA) and other documentation invited by the Examiner can now be accessed via the Resources page.


Correspondence between Hodsons Mill and Independent Examiner
15th Nov 2017


On 1st November 2017 a representative of Hodsons Mill sent an email to the Examiner, via the Programme Officer, with regard to the requests in his Post Hearing Note, to which Mr Slater responded. A further related email was sent to the Examiner on 14th November, and a response issued 15th November 2017. These items of correspondence can be viewed on the 'Resources' page.


Consultation on the Revised Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Environmental Report
1st Nov 2017


In his Post Hearing Notes Mr John Slater invited the Parish Council to review the Environmental Report (SEA), in particular the relative scoring of alternative sites, contained within the Environmental Report. The Parish Council accepted this invitation and the revised document is now published here for consultation:

Revised SEA Environmental Report 31 October 2017


This consultation runs from 9am, Wednesday 1st November 2017 to 5pm, Tuesday 28th November 2017. Anyone is welcome to comment on the revised Environmental Report


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Post Hearing Notes from the Independent Examiner
6th Oct 2017


Mr Slater has produced his Post Hearing Notes, including details of actions, with deadlines, noted specifically for the Parish Council and for the representatives of Hodson's Mill.


He also refers to an email received following the Hearing from one of the representatives for the Diocese of Chichester (Vicarage Site) regarding the gradient of the proposed access; the Notes and the email can both be viewed below:


Examiner's Post Hearing Notes


Email regarding the Vicarage Site access




Vicarage Site - Revised Access Plan
2nd Oct 2017


At the Public Hearing on 28/9/17, the Diocese of Chichester circulated a proposed access layout plan; this has been published and can be seen by clicking on the 'Resources' tab at the top of the page.

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