Plan is a threat to our park

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The major building programme proposed for greenfield land bordering Brierley Forest Park, could result in detrimental environmental impacts affecting this and the surrounding area for some time.

Surely brown field sites should be utilised, first and foremost, for developments of this kind.

If the appeal process is invoked let’s hope that the opinion of the Council leader and not that of the Chairman of Huthwaite Community Action Group, as expressed in the Chad 30th July, prevails. Successive Governments tell us there is an urgent need for millions of more homes, to accommodate a growing population, on an island with a shrinking coastline.

 

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