Campaign urges residents to vote ‘Yes’ to Neighbourhood Plan

Campaigners are urging residents to vote Yes in the Yaxham Neighbourhood Plan referendum.

Campaigners are urging residents to vote Yes in the Yaxham Neighbourhood Plan referendum. - Credit: Archant

After 20 months in the making the village of Yaxham will now have its say on its Neighbourhood Plan.

Yaxham village sign. PHOTO: IAN BURT

Yaxham village sign. PHOTO: IAN BURT - Credit: IAN BURT

A new Vote Yes to Yaxham Neighbourhood Plan campaign group is calling on its residents to vote in favour of the plan on Thursday at its referendum, the first to take place in the Breckland district.

Ian Martin, campaign organiser, said: 'It is an opportunity to help Yaxham to retain its independence, maintain its small village rural character, protect its valuable local green spaces such as the recreation field and Pinns Corner, to seek to direct any developer contributions to within the parish rather losing this to Dereham, and to protect our much-loved open countryside.'

All residents of Yaxham who can vote in the county council election can vote in the Referendum. The polling station is at the village hall. For more information visit the Elections 2017 section of the Breckland Council website here.


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