Archive for August 2012

Ancient Warwickshire landscape under threat

Developers A R Cartwright Ltd propose to build 130 houses on fields at Galley Common, south-west of Nuneaton in Warwickshire. The houses will destroy the route of the promoted Centenary Way and an ancient ridge-and-furrow landscape. We have objected to Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council. Says our local member, Mark Hood: ‘I am opposing this…

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We fight greenspace grab in Henley

We are objecting to plans by international land-agents Chesterton Commercial (Oxon) Ltd to stop up the public highway at Bell Street, Henley-on-Thames for private parking spaces. The plans will be considered at a public inquiry starting on Tuesday 7 August. The society will be represented, along with the Chiltern Society, by our local member David…

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Waltham Forest Council skimps on path width

We have criticised Waltham Forest Council for failing to show the full width of a public path in an order to add the route to the definitive map of public rights of way. We believe that the applicant for the path produced evidence to show that the full width should be shown on the official…

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