Tag Archives: environment

Take your Inquiry and be gone Mr Emerson

To the Cornwall Local Plan Examination Held 09:30 Tuesday 17th May, 2016 Atlantic Hotel, Dane Road, Newquay TR7 1EN An Open Submission – the basis of Mike Chappel’s evidence for…

Support a visible and peaceful protest against overdevelopment

Dear Friends, First a “thank you” for those sharing the petition http://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/protect-cornwall-s-green-fields so widely on social media; we’ve had over 13,000 shares on Facebook and nearly 6,500 petition signatures. As…

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

Selling Cornwall by the Pound

Housing Requirement for Cornwall: Who’s having the say? CORNWALL COUNCIL DRAFT LOCAL (HOUSING) PLAN OR:  SELLING CORNWALL BY THE POUND By Craig Weatherill For this, and true to their accustomed…

Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership

Heritage Lottery Fund success for Penwith Landscape Partnership A partnership of local organizations, led by Cornwall Wildlife Trust, has been successful in securing £2.7million, including £140,600 development funding,from the Heritage…

Mismanagement of Penwith Moors & ancient sites

An Open Letter: The Kernow Branch of the Celtic League has written an open letter calling for a formal inquiry into what they allege is the “mismanagement” of an historic…

Blood Boiling Over Glasney Valley Development

– By David Garwood  I’m coming in to the story of Glasney Valley development a bit late. Last year they unveiled the proposal for 500 homes, but other schemes have…

Cornwall heading for the suburban dream .. don’t mind the concrete

Cornwall Council has voted 58 to 33 for 42,250 additional dwellings to be built in the Duchy by 2030. The pre-submission draft of the Local Plan – which will set…

[Its our Cornwall] Tell them enough is enough!

Concerned by housing development proposals for Coyte Farm (and all the others)? Incensed at the insult to the Tristan stone? Fuming at the feebleness of councillors to stand up for…

[Trelawney Alliance] Stop the Mass Destruction of Cornwall

On 11th December Cornwall Council will decide on its housing target for the next 20 years. Councillors will be asked to support a motion to build 48,500 houses out of…