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Dozens have say on Highgate Neighbourhood Forum’s vision for community

PUBLISHED: 14:35 13 January 2015 | UPDATED: 14:35 13 January 2015

Elspeth Clements, chairwoman Rachel Allison and Maggy Meade King   with the newly published Highgate Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Elspeth Clements, chairwoman Rachel Allison and Maggy Meade King with the newly published Highgate Neighbourhood Plan. Picture: Nigel Sutton

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A community’s vision for the future of their neighbourhood is being put under a microscope at workshops and pub nights.

Dozens discussed a government-approved pressure group’s 15-year plan for Highgate at its first workshop on Saturday at the Highgate Society in South Grove.

The group, called Highgate Neighbourhood Forum, last week published its 100-page plan suggesting ideas for new housing developments and community facilities, whilst preserving the area’s character.

As well as workshops. the forum is also putting on a number of “pub crawls” where members show drinkers the plan.

Chairwoman Rachel Allison said she was pleased at how many were “engaged” with the group’s vision for Highgate.

Visit highgateneighbourhoodforum.org.uk for more information.

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