Housing Ambition is a project covering North East Derbyshire, Chesterfield, Bolsover and Derbyshire Dales Local Authority areas. Funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government, The project has been set up to create a positive pathway into, through and between accommodation for young people (aged 16 – 24) in housing need.
The pathway will focus on prevention and includes a Schools homeless awareness program and a mediation service. Both of which aim to try and keep young people at home where possible and appropriate. The pathway also aims to establish a single point of entry across the four authorities so that any young person in housing need receives the same service wherever they approach for help / advice.
The project also includes a forum for professionals whose teams engage with young people and aims to build relationships, increase joint working to improve outcomes for young people. The forum is focused on delivering the projects objectives.
The main purpose of the Assessment is to identify potential sites for housing. The SHLAA does not allocate land for development but merely identifies the availability of land in our District that could be used for housing developments. The information that is gathered during this process will be used to inform our Local Plan.
The Initial Draft Local Plan, February 2015, has been informed by the following background documents:
- North East Derbyshire Growth Strategy 2014
- North East Derbyshire Housing & Economic Development Strategy 2015
- Sustainable Community Strategy (Chesterfield & North East Derbys) 2009-26
- Successful Places Design Guidance 2013
- Avenue Area Strategic Framework
- Clay Cross Regeneration Framework 2013
- Eckington Town Centre Development Framework 2012
- North Derbyshire & Bassetlaw SHMA 2013 and SHMA-Sensitivity Testing Analysis, March 14
- Site Assessment Stage 1 Background Paper, 2015
- Employment Land Review, 2008 and 2013, andEmployment Sites Review (ELR Update), 2014
- Housing Topic Paper
- Employment Topic Paper and Employment Land Supply & Quality Topic Paper
- Settlement Role & Function Study, 2013 and Settlement Hierarchy Background Paper, 2014
- Gypsy & Travellers Accommodation Assessment (GTAA)
- Local Settlement Gaps Study, 2014
- North East Derbyshire Strategic Green Belt Functionality Study, 2014
- Housing Needs, Market & Affordability Study (HNMA), 2011. Summary, Appendices
- Housing Capacity Study of Northern Settlements and Rural West, 2012 Appendices
- Green Infrastructure Strategy, 2012 Appendix A, Appendix B, Maps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9a, 9b, 9c, 10 - External Links
- Derbyshire Landscape Character Assessment
- Low & Zero Carbon Energy Study for North East Derbyshire, 2011
- Retail Capacity Study, 2008
- Town Centre Health Checks (for Dronfield, Clay Cross, Eckington, Killamarsh, plus GOAD reports for Dronfield & Clay Cross), 2014
- Strategic Flood Risk Assessment, 2009 Appendix A, B, C, D1, D2, D3, E
- Historic Environment Study, 2012. Overview, Chapter 1, Appendix, Chapter 2, Appendix, Chapter 3, Appendix, Conclusion
- A Greenprint for Biodiversity in North East Derbyshire, Updated 2010
- Water Cycle Study, 2010 Map 1 Map 2
- Transport Studies Report Stage 1, note, Stage 2a, note, Stage 2b, SATURN Forecasting report & Appendices
- Consultation Statement 2009, 2012, 2015, Appendix 1-10, Sustainability Appraisal Report 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, Housing Options 2012
Councillor Peters, who represents Tupton Ward, was elected Chair of the Council on Monday 9 May 2016. Councillor Rosie Smith who represents Unstone Ward, has been elected as the Vice Chair.
he Chair attends a variety of engagements during his civic year such as formal ceremonies, awards presentations, galas, church services, opening new premises, visiting schools and local businesses, as well as hosting a number of civic functions.
To invite the Chair to your event, please contact the Chair's Office on 01246 217003.
Whilst in office, the Chair is given the opportunity to raise funds for a charity, Councillor Peters has chosen Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity.
Weston Park Hospital is one of only a handful of specialist cancer hospitals in England and treats patients from all over South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire – a population of almost 1.8million people. Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity is the only dedicated charity for the hospital and exists to support the world-class cancer research and to improve the treatment and care for people living with cancer.