The Local Referendum on the Colston Bassett Neighbourhood Plan was held on Thursday 6th May 2021.

The Local Election and Referendum vote in Colston Bassett was pleasingly high (62% turnout) when measured against the pan-Bingham West Division Local Council Election participation rate (39.2%).

Colston Bassett Neighbourhood Plan Local Referendum

“Do you want Rushcliffe Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Colston Bassett to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

  • On this question, 119 of 192 electors voted, so a 62% turnout
  • 23 votes were cast “NO” against adopting the Colston Bassett Neighbourhood Plan (19.3%)
  • 96 votes were cast “YES” in favour of adopting the Colston Bassett Neighbourhood Plan (80.7%)

The Colston Bassett Neighbourhood Plan will thus be considered ”MADE” and will form the basis of local development guidance and control going forward.

Nige Mayglothling, Clerk to Colston Bassett Parish Council 7th May 2021

A short video presentation which explained the content of the Plan is here.

The full plan and examiners report are available below:
Referendum Draft
Examiner’s Report