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  • #SayNo Objection Letter Template

    #SayNo Objection Letter Template Mon 5th Dec 2016

    To support town centre businesses/shops to object most strongly to Northumberland County Council's (NCC) proposals to include an edge of town retail development on its current site, we have prepared a template letter and supporting examples outlining reasons to object to NCC's proposal.  This ...

    #SayNo Have Your Say

    #SayNo Have Your Say Mon 5th Dec 2016

    We'd like to know what you think about the Northumberland County Council proposals to redevelop the County Hall and Merley Croft sites, if and when, the County Council headquarters are relocated away from Morpeth. There are three elements to the proposals: A shopping complex with a supermar...

  • #SayNo County Hall Development Posters

    #SayNo County Hall Development Posters Mon 5th Dec 2016

    As you will be aware - the Morpeth and District Chamber of Trade is opposed to NCC's proposals for redevelopment of the County Hall site - in particular the planning application to build an out of town retail park plus supermarket there, which we feel will have a serious impact on the town centre. ...

    'Strongly Disagree' to the County Hall proposal via the Have Your Say Leaflet

    'Strongly Disagree' to the County Hall proposal via the Have Your Say Leaflet Wed 9th Nov 2016

    Dear memebers, We have been advised by planning consultant that as many businesses as possible should complete the attached with ‘strongly disagree’ by Thursday. We agree with the South Morpeth Coalition in that the site is not a sustainable location if the green space is lost, Morpeth...

  • County Hall Redevelopment Update

    County Hall Redevelopment Update Sat 5th Nov 2016

    Representatives from the Chamber attended the exhibition on the proposals for the redevelopment of the County Hall site on Thursday at County Hall and highlighted the Chamber’s main concerns regarding: The nature of the retail development and the proposed supermarket and their impact o...

    County Hall Development Proposal Members update on Chamber's response

    County Hall Development Proposal Members update on Chamber's response Fri 28th Oct 2016

    Dear Chamber member, You will be aware that NCC have announced they have a 'proposal' upon which they wish to consult. This Consultation/drop in session is on on 3rd November. Chamber will, of course, be preparing a response to the proposals which will include our rejection of any retail developme...