Sunday, 30 November 2014

Framlingham In The News

Some of our members have been tracking items relating to Fram in the local press and you will find below a few of the many articles that have been published this year in relation to development in the town.

In March Framlingham appears in The Sunday Times' list of great places to live. 

The approval of ten new houses opposite Thomas Mills High School is reported in Coastal Scene in March. 

In October the EADT writes about Framlingham's Town Clerk Eileen Coe's pleas for more residents to be involved in the development of the town plan. As Eileen pointed out, hundreds have turned up to public meetings over the proposed new housing developments but interest in the town plan has been relatively subdued.

In November,  local councillors comment on The Infrastructure Levy which aims to ensure that developers make significant contributions to communities in which they build new homes.

This report in the EADT in October demonstrates how the Infrastructure Levy works by suggesting that Taylor Wimpey contribute £500,000 towards new school places if their development goes ahead.

The EADT's Andrew Hirst reports on the founding of Fram Residents' Association.

And follows this up with a report on the successful launch of the association outside the Unitarian Meeting House when hundreds signed up to the mailing list.

The prospect of 400 new homes in the town is reported. 

Andrew Hirst reports on the Taylor Wimpey public consultation meeting held in April/

 The public meeting held at the Westbury Centre in early October is given full coverage.

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