300 homes proposed for land off Padgbury Lane, Congleton, have been rejected by CE, according to the Congleton Chronicle this week.
It's election time, which means politicians might take more than usual notice of the public. You could do your bit for Congleton by taking up Protect Congleton's suggestion to write to a range of MPs and local councillors, to point out their failings. Also, when writing to opposition parties, to ask why they support the government.Protect Congleton state these reasons for protesting to politicians:Decision Read more [...]
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A green patch of Congleton town centre is up for sale and under threat.
Why is this important?
Congleton is unusual for the green fingers of land that reach the centre of town. Tucked away behind the main shopping street, Moody St and Waggs St, there is a strip of land alongside The Howty brook that leads to Priesty Fields, Lambert's Lane Read more [...]
Listen to this - what we have to do now (making robust laws) to keep what is important i.e. our countryside, its habitats and its inhabitants - and this includes humans!
It relates to Wales, but applies to anywhere. There is a very short intro in Welsh but the majority is in English.
If you share Iolo's sentiments, then please consider sharing this link.
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The Meadow Avenue planning application was rejected and has gone to appeal, so there will be a visit by the inspector on Wed 29th May. If you are able to attend the site visit your presence would be appreciated by the Meadow Avenue Action Group. Visit Protect Congleton's website for more information. Read more [...]
You have until 20th March to object - but fortunately it's easy to do online. Protect Congleton's website explains how and gives the links.
Our only problem with the online form was deciding what category of commenter we were as we had no idea what Rule 6 meant. Anyway, we weren't Rule 6 as we didn't want the opportunity to attend any hearings and cross-examine witnesses. So we picked 'interested Read more [...]
Protect Congleton – Civic Society is holding an evening meeting on 7th Feb to discuss their response and listen to other views. If you do attend, it would be worth looking at the plan in advance so you can contribute fully. Or you can email them with comments instead.
It was mainly this application by Adams (Manchester) for 14 houses (plus a sewerage system suited to 100s), threatening the much loved Priesty Fields area, that rallied residents of Congleton to protest, and to form a new group: Protect Congleton - Civic Society.
The group began life in 2012 after a public meeting to voice objections against this and other piecemeal applications for new housing Read more [...]