UPDATE: The final boundary has since been designated by the council. There are two neighbourhood Plan areas around DA6. Our Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum area is shown in purple.
Is this area Too big ?
Some people have told us that they are only really interested in the streets very close to where they live
This might point to the Forum working through street-groups in the 5 sub-areas shown on the map
Is this area Too small?
Others suggest that the Plan should reach south to the seafront and/or over the Old Shoreham Road to reach as far as the Park and the Co-op
We have to think how we could involve maybe 15 – 20,000 people in developing the Plan because it has to be approved by a majority in a Referendum in which all residents in the Plan Area can vote.
We can involve people from a wider area through working in partnership with other voluntary and community organisations, including those working Hove-wide, and with the city planners
Is this area about right ?
The area on the map would need some tweaking. One issue is the western boundary in Poet’s corner
How do we decide?
Through a process of discussion and debate, informed by
Where do we go from here ?
The feedback from this first Have Your Say Day will be discussed at the next Forum meeting on Tuesday 19th February at the Goldstone Social Club 16-18 Shirley Street – all welcome
Then the Forum will work with local community organisations, our partners and the city planners to identify options for the Plan Area
This issue will be the focus of the next Have Your Say day in March