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This Tuesday, March 26, sees the start of an appeal by PCL Planning and the Rews against non-determination for planning approval. What this basically means is that, should this suceed, there will be very little between Wolborough Hill's green and pleasant land and the...

March 14, 2019

A plan by Newcastle City Council to build 350 houses right next to Gosforth Park Nature Reserve has got the locals up in arms. In many ways their struggles reflect our own, because the culprit at the end of the chain of command is the National Planning Policy Framework...

March 12, 2019

For months now, Council Leader Jeremy Christophers has repeated the mantra ‘It’s going ahead’ in the face of all criticism and all appeals to look sensibly at the evidence. He’s still repeating himself. But even he can’t fail to notice the doubting voices from his own...

For ever, for everyone?

Wildlife-rich haven in Bovey Tracey under threat. Site notices went up at Bond's Meadow yesterday, giving the public just 21 days to respond.

Bovey Tracey residents began the campaign to Save Bonds Meadow in 2016 when three acres of wildlife-rich...

March 3, 2019

Well here's a thing. Having been called threatening and abusive, and told that our turning up at council meetings produces 'the ugliest scenes we've seen in 25 years', we're now being castigated for NOT turning up to council meetings.

'Independent' councillor Mike Hocki...

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It's Official: These Houses Are Not For Locals

October 14, 2018

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