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Friday, 3 April 2015

Harlesden Neighbourhood Forum Launch - Weds 15 April 2015

From a Brent Housing Action comrade

FYI: details of the launch are below... Neighbourhood forums look to have a growing influence over local planning issues as they are eligible to recoup sizable portions of the Community Infrastructure Levy from Local Authorities. The C.I.L. is widely regarded as a way of phasing out the old Section 106 agreements, so developers can now contribute to the local area by handing over a large sum of cash and so avoiding the requirements to include social/affordable housing in the new builds. (For more info on this and related topics from the DCLG click here: https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/planning-update-march-2015)

Obviously this may have a pretty big effect on people in the catchment area, so please forward to any residents or interested parties and encourage them to come along!

Only 6 days till the Neighbourhood Forum Launch!!!

We are very excited that so many of you have agreed to attend this event. If you have haven’t done so already please contact Sumathi (sumathi AT liftpeople.org.uk) asap to say if you can / cannot attend. There will be a number of activities on the evening including some guest speakers so don’t miss out on this opportunity to influence what your local area looks and feels like.

Wednesday 8th April @ 5.45pm

The Continental Restaurant
135 - 137 High Street, Harlesden NW10 4TR

Sumathi Pathmanaban
Project Manager – Harlesden Working Together
Tel: 0208 965 2561

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