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Residents of Norfolk's newest town given say on future plans

PUBLISHED: 16:26 10 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:26 10 October 2019

Residents of Long Stratton are being urged to have their say on the new Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Residents of Long Stratton are being urged to have their say on the new Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Sonya Duncan

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People living in Long Stratton, which gained town status in May, are being urged to have their say on a plan that could shape its future for decades to come.

Long Stratton high street as envisaged in the Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Long Stratton Council/AECOMLong Stratton high street as envisaged in the Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Long Stratton Council/AECOM

Long Stratton's Neighbourhood Plan, outlining how Long Stratton and parts of Tharston will evolve in the midst of the expansive development, is in its final pre-submission consultation stage.

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The town is facing a huge expansion with plans for 1,875 homes and facilities including a new primary school on more than 150 hectares of land to the east and west of the A140, a development that could unlock the long-awaited £20m bypass.

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The latest public consultations are being held Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13 at Long Stratton Methodist Church on Manor Road (10am-4pm) and Friday, November 8 in Long Stratton Village Hall (6.30-9pm).

People will be able to speak to members of the steering group committee. Alternatively, for more information and to view the plan and comment visit lsnp.info or call 01508 530524.

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