Brackenfield Parish Council

Serving the people of Brackenfield

Church Hall

Clerk RFO: Catherine Hedley
5 Charnwood Drive, Ripley
Derbyshire DE5 3TB

Tel: 01773 570951

Brackenfield Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Brackenfield a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

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Brackenfield Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting - 3 February 2021 6.30pm via Zoom

Agenda - Brackenfield Parish Council Extraordinary Meeting 3 February 6.30pm via Zoom

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 09:54 by Catherine Hedley

Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan

North East Derbyshire District Council - BRACKENFIELD NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN


Brackenfield Parish Council has submitted a Neighbourhood Plan proposal under the Town and Country Planning Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (reg. 15). The Plan sets out a vision for the Brackenfield Parish and establishes the type of development needed to help sustain the community. If made, it will become part of the development plan for land use and development proposals within Brackenfield Parish. More »

The Plan can be inspected in the following ways:

 At North East Derbyshire District Council's Offices at Mill Lane, Wingerworth between 9am & 4.30pm

 At the following location in the Plan area:- - The Plough Inn, Matlock Road, Brackenfield, DE55 6DD

 Viewed on the Council's website:-

If you have any comments on the Neighbourhood Plan, please respond by e-mail to Emails are preferred but you may comment in writing to: Helen Fairfax, Planning Policy Manager, North East Derbyshire District Council, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG

All responses must be received no later than 5pm on Friday 12th April 2019. Please title your response 'Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan: Submission Draft' and where possible refer to specific paragraphs or policies on which you are commenting.

The Plan proposal has been submitted with a selection of documents and is supported by evidence used in the preparation of the Plan. These are available via the above web sites. The District Council has determined that the legal requirements of the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations are complied with. It has also confirmed that the Plan does not require an Environmental Assessment or a Habitats Regulation Assessment, in accordance with the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.

Following the consultation period the Plan will be examined by an independent Examiner, who will report to the District Council, following which they will decide what action to take and whether to go forward to 'make' the Neighbourhood Plan part of the development plan for the District.

You may include in your comments a request to be notified of our decision on this plan. If you have any queries you may email the above address or ring the office on 01246 217170. » Less

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:14 by Catherine Hedley

Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan

We have recently finalised the pre-submission draft version of the Brackenfield Neighbourhood Plan. This Plan covers the area formally designated in June 2017 and covers the area of Brackenfield Parish, with the exception of a small area of land adjacent to the settlement of Wessington.

As part of this process, the Parish Council is required under Regulation 14 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012, to bring the draft Plan to the attention of people who live, work or carry on business in the Plan area. More »

There will be a consultation period during which you can respond, commencing on 25th September 2018 and closing on 16th November 2018. A copy of the Regulation 14 Response Form can be downloaded from the link below. Completed forms can be emailed to or posted to Martin Philips, Holly Cottage, Church Lane, Brackenfield, Alfreton, DE55 6AQ.

A copy of the draft Plan as well as supporting documentation can be viewed and downloaded from the Brackenfield Village Association website at

A copy of the Draft Plan can be requested from the Secretary of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group by e-mailing:

Please take the time to read the draft Plan and give us your views, both to highlight any issues and add strength to the proposals. » Less

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:26 by Catherine Hedley