Referendum – Neighbourhood Development Plan

Following the conclusion of the examination stage, which was marked by the publication by Herefordshire Council of the Delegated decision document, the referendum for voters within the Luston Group neighbourhood area will be held on a date to be confirmed.

The Luston Group Neighbourhood Development Plan is being amended to be in line with the recommendations in the examiner’s report and requirements of the decision document.  The Referendum documents will be available by the end of October 2017, on the neighbourhood development plan section of this website (About the NDP) and on Herefordshire Council’s website (Luston Group Neighbourhood Development Plan).

At the next meeting on Monday 2 October 2017, Luston Group Parish Council will review the Luston Group Neighbourhood Development Plan and updated policies maps for Eyton village and Luston village, which have all been amended to be in line with Herefordshire Council’s Delegated Decision Statement.

Examiner’s Report Published

The Examiner’s Report on the Luston Group Neighbourhood Development Plan was published on 3 August 2017, and is available to download – Examiner’s Report. The report will be reviewed by the group parish council at the next meeting on Monday 4 September 2017.

Notice of Vacancy – Luston Parish

Luston Group Parish Council
Luston Parish

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy is deemed to have occurred in the office of Councillor for the Luston Parish following the resignation of Susan Churchward.

Rule 5 of the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules 2006, provides that on a casual vacancy occurring in the office of Parish councillor, an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if within fourteen days* after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than Wednesday, 19th July 2017) has been given in accordance with section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice in writing of a request for such an election has been given to the proper officer of the council of the district within which the Parish is situate by TEN electors for the Parish.

If a request for an election is not received by the above deadline then Luston Group Parish Council will co-opt a person to fill the vacancy as soon as practicable in accordance with the Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) Rules 1986.

If there is an election, it will take place not later than Thursday, 21st September 2017.

The proper officer is Alistair Neill Chief Executive Herefordshire Council, Electoral Services, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, HR1 2PJ.

Clerk to Luston Group Parish Council

The Request for an Election form can be downloaded here – NOV_LUSTON_29_06_17.