Cherwell District Council over in Oxfordshire are supporting the building of an eco-town at North West Bicester and indeed it is one of the four proposed eco-town developments which has recently seen its potential funding cut by 50%. But before any further funding is released Grant Shapps has asked that local authorities provide evidence of local support.
Cherwell District Council have introduced a simple on-line survey asking for responses to its planned 'Vision for Bicester'. The consultation period runs from 23rd August to 1st October 2010. Here is the first question:
Please tick whether you agree or disagree with the Vision for Bicester.
How simple and how professional and how different from Broadland District Council's attempt. Also note the timing of the Cherwell consultation which comes at the end of the summer holiday period allowing parish councils' and local people opportunity and time to respond.