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Floating in a Sea of Violet

There are photos that one goes to a lot of effort to get. Others seem to take no effort at all. And there’s no saying which will prove better. 234 more words


The Prayer of the Flowers

It was the voice of the flowers on the West wind, the loveable, the old, the lazy West wind, blowing ceaselessly, blowing sleepily, going Greecewards.

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PicPost: Ancient Woodland

Wistman’s Wood – Dartmoor, Devon, England; via Nature is Awesome

Old School Gardener

PicPosts- Great Photographs

NPPF Inquiry: two years on, how is the new planning framework performing?

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) Select Committee launched an Inquiry into the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) last Friday. The Committee, chaired by Clive Betts MP aims to scrutinise the operation of the NPPF on three key areas: 282 more words

Climate Change

The Trellech bramble (Rubus trellechensis)

This is a very rare species which is not only endemic to Wales but also endemic to Gwent. It was discovered many years ago but only finally got its present name in 1978. 446 more words

Ninewells Wood

Are you talking to me? Who to consult about planning applications

Last year 422,900 planning applications were decided in England at district level, with almost 9 out of every 10 (346,800) of these applications being granted. Two thirds of these applications classed as major were decided within thirteen weeks of submission and even more (70%) of minor applications were decided within eight weeks. 939 more words

Government Affairs

Carr Wood - PAULA - Compulsory Purchase Order objection.

Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin,

Secretary of State for Transport,

Department of Transport,

National Transport Casework Team,

Tyneside House,

Skinnerburn Road,

Newcastle Business Park,

Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1,306 more words