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Why talking to residents is a high priority

Richard Bayley, Managing Director of NEGC Ltd, explains why talking to residents is a high priority: “We want to make sure that the Garden Communities project works for current and future generations in North Essex. One important aspect is getting infrastructure like...

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Creating communities for future generations

North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NEGC Ltd) has announced it will carry out an extensive programme of public engagement work later this year to raise the awareness and understanding of the garden community proposals. NEGC Ltd, which is wholly owned by and working on...

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Infrastructure funding is welcome investment

A £100million funding announcement by the Government for North Essex has been welcomed by the councils behind the bid. Essex County Council, supported by Colchester, Tendring and Braintree councils, applied to the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) for cash to support...

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New appointment to NEGC Ltd Board

Cllr David King, Colchester Council Cabinet Member for Business and Resources, has been selected by the Council to join the Board of North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NEGC). Cllr King replaces Cllr Tim Young as the nominated Director for Colchester Borough Council....

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Local Plan set for autumn examination

Revisions to the Braintree, Colchester and Tendring Councils’ Garden Community proposals are expected to go before the Government’s Planning Inspector in the autumn of 2019, it has been announced. In September the three councils, working in partnership with Essex...

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Letter – Garden Communities the right approach

Over the last few months there has been a great deal of speculation about the North Essex Garden Community proposals following the Planning Inspector’s letters published in June. Since that point, it has been important for us to both understand in more detail the...

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