Deadline for comments on update Newton Poppleford neighbourhood plan extended to May 29

Following the public consultation which took place between 1st November and 14th December 2019 the Newton Poppleford and Harpford Neighbourhood Plan was updated and has now been submitted to East Devon District Council (EDDC).

You can find the updated Neighbourhood Plan and all its supporting documents on the East Devon District Council website by clicking here. You can also find all the public consultation comments which were received within Appendixes 14 and 15. If you’re part of a parish group or committee could you forward this email to other members please?

Due to the current circumstances regarding the coronavirus outbreak, visits to inspect hard copies of the documents at the District or Parish Council Offices will not be possible. However, EDDC will endeavour to make hard copies of the Neighbourhood Plan available on request. To arrange please contact EDDC on email or call 01395 571740, or alternatively contact Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Council via the Clerk, Mr Paul Hayward, 07711 929227 /

East Devon District Council are inviting comments on the updated Neighbourhood Plan. If you would like to make a representation, please send your comments by email (preferably using a separate response form per policy or issue) (see template form attached) to This is EDDC’s preference in the current circumstances.

However, if you are unable to respond by email, please send your comments in writing to Angela King, Planning Policy Section, East Devon District Council, Blackdown House, Border Road, Honiton, EX14 1EJ. She will endeavour to monitor post received but please note this cannot be guaranteed due to the current situation where staff are primarily working from home. Please therefore also call 01395 571740 to notify them of your written submission and send a copy to Paul Haywood (Clerk), Newton Poppleford and Harpford Parish Council, Plumtree, Old North Street, Axminster, EX13 5QF.

The consultation runs from 18th March 2020 to  New Date of 29th May 2020

Please call or email Angela King if you if you wish to discuss any of the above (, Direct Tel: 01395 571740)