BBEST Referendum, May 6th 2021

The BBEST Neighbourhood Plan Referendum will take place with other local elections on 6 May, 2021The electorate for the referendum consists of all residents in the BBEST area, which includes Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield, Tapton – voters will receive further information from Sheffield City Council.

The final version of the Plan document can be found on the Council Web pages at: – go down to ‘Broomhill, Broomfield, Endcliffe, Summerfield and Tapton Neighbourhood Plan’

The two most relevant papers are:

The BBEST Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Version March 2021 (PDF, 1MB)


Supplementary material: The BBEST Neighbourhood Plan Policies Maps Referendum Version March 2021 (PDF, 4MB)

You can link directly to these papers at:

The Plan:

Policies and maps:


Protect public spaces, improve the quality of building, encourage different housing types and enhance the retail centre. Vote ‘YES’ in the BBEST referendum on 6 May 2021.

BBEST AGM and Development Meeting 2-4pm Saturday 13 March 2021 – papers and Zoom link

Dear BBEST supporter

As previously announced, the delayed BBEST AGM 2020 will take place via Zoom from 2-4pm on Saturday 13 March 2021.

The Zoom link is:

3 papers are attached to this email: BBEST Annual Report 2020, BBEST Financial Report 2020, and the paper about the future of the project: BBEST Phase 2 – 2021.


1. Welcome and introduction, Pete Marsh, Chair of BBEST

2. Annual General Meeting: review of Annual Report and Financial Report

3. BBEST Steering Group: Officers and members

Current Steering Group officers and members are:

Chair: Pete Marsh

Vice Chair: Anne Daw

Treasurer: Wendy Phillips

Secretary: Kath O’Donovan

Members: Councillor Angela Argenzio, Brian Holmshaw.

Thanks to those members of Steering Group who have left the group in the very difficult conditions of the last year.

BBEST welcomes nominations for Officers and members – please send these to the Secretary as soon as possible. The current officers are willing to remain until after the Referendum, but would wish to welcome and hand over to a new team for Phase two.

Development Meeting:

Phase 2 – following the Referendum: BBEST Chair, Pete Marsh will talk about the future role of BBEST following the referendum.

The BBEST Team look forward to seeing you at the AGM.

Kath O’Donovan

Secretary to BBEST

BBEST AGM Announcement

This is to let you know that the delayed BBEST AGM will take place via Zoom 2-4pm, Saturday 13 March 2021 – watch out for more details and full agenda. We have made good progress over the last few months, and the final version of the Plan is almost ready to go. The attached newsletter, also included in the emails, gives full details of what has been happening over the last few months.

Please feel free to forward this email to friends and neighbours who live locally.

I look forward to seeing you on 13 March.


Kath O’Donovan

Secretary to BBEST