MCC are inviting the public to have their say on plans to make Agincourt Square and Monnow Street more pedestrian-friendly, but still open to traffic. Engagement sessions will be held at the Shire Hall on Tuesday, 16 July (9am – 7pm) and Saturday, 20 July (9am – 1pm).
Congratulations to Monmouthshire Meadows Group for winning this year’s main prize in the Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards, which is for land owners and managers in the AONP who contribute to conservation and make an outstanding contribution to the landscape.
The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority is consulting on its Preferred Strategy for its new Local Development Plan: https://www.beacons-npa.gov.uk/planning/draft-strategy-and-policy/local-development-plan-review/. You have until Thursday, 29 August to comment on this.
County planners are consulting on strategic Growth and Spatial Options for their revision of the Local Development Plan: https://www.monmouthshire.gov.uk/planning-policy/planning-policy-current-consultations/. The new plan covers the years up to 2033 and the options range from no economic growth to over 8,000 new jobs, with a variety of options including dispersal around the county, concentration in the south and even a new settlement. Responses are required by Monday, 5 August, and there will be consultation on their Preferred Strategy in the autumn.