“The Ilkley Future Group was put together under the chairmanship of Ilkley parish councillor Brian Mann to draw up draft policies for housing, employment, business, transport, health, education and other issues, which could affect how the town develops.
It is hoped the eventual strategy will be adopted by Ilkley Parish Council and supported by district councillors. It could form the basis of the town’s own Neighbourhood Plan, used for influencing planning decisions locally.”
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