The meeting at the Planning Committee of Handforth Parish Council hit the headlines recently, with Jackie Weaver trying to control the Councillors who questioned whether she had any authority! Meetings aren't usually that chaotic, but members of the public can often speak: and it's important to get your views across well. We have a short video to explain top tips on what to say, and what not to say.
Latest statistics show that the number of planning applications submitted to local planning authorities across the country continue to rise. They dropped at the beginning of the year with the start of the pandemic, but throughout the middle and end of 2020 numbers have been high.