This matters to all of us! A community-based neighbourhood plan offers Disley & Newtown the best opportunity to influence how we change in the future – without one we are vulnerable to decisions being imposed on us that don’t reflect what Disley is about.
This community-wide consultation is the first stage of developing a neighbourhood plan for Disley & Newtown. This survey will seek to
identify some of the broad issues around what we feel about our village and its future.
• What matters most to residents in planning for a better village?
• What kind of development do we want over the next 15 years, if any?
• Where should it be and on what scale?
• How do we make Disley & Newtown a better place?
The feedback from this consultation will inform the drafting of a vision and objectives for the village, assessing alternative options and finally preparing planning policies that will be used to shape how Disley & Newtown change in the future.
We need the views of as many residents, local organisations and businesses as possible. The two-page questionnaire, together with space for you to add your own ideas, should be quick to complete. Please return it using the pre-paid envelope supplied, or drop it into the Parish Council Offices (address on back page), or complete it online at here no later than 30th November 2015.
For further information about neighbourhood planning within Cheshire East, see
Completing the Questionnaire
This survey is important! Our neighbourhood plan will only be accepted if we can demonstrate that it accurately reflects the views of Disley & Newtown residents and businesses. For each amenity or service we are asking about, please place a tick in the box that most closely reflects your view. The questions are grouped under two main headings: Disley & Newtown NOW, and Disley & Newtown in the FUTURE.
Please complete your personal details on the back page where you may also add your own ideas and comments. Remember, everyone in the house who is at least 16 years old * can complete their own survey if they wish, either by obtaining an additional paper copy of the survey from the Parish Office or online.
* Not 16 yet? Watch for details of our youth focus groups we will be holding next Spring.