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Is the planning system in a pickle?

As many readers may already be aware, a serious development threat to an SSSI has emerged in Dorset with national implications. In short, a developer has obtained planning permission for more than 100,000 solar panels on… 638 more words

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Never mind 25 years of LVI* – we’ve had 75 years of it.

(*Landscape Visual Impact.)

Lambert’s Castle Hill Fort is one of the highest points in West Dorset and lies directly west across the Marshwood Vale from Rampisham Down. 1,346 more words

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Rampisham Down Solar Park unanimously approved.

‘Sunshine is our greatest asset’.

Following the WDDC Planning Committee’s unanimous vote in favour of the application by British Solar Renewables to build a solar park at Rampisham Down, there must have been a sense of disappointment for the very few who opposed the scheme. 817 more words

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Another SSSI to be trashed? Councillors approve solar farm on Rampisham Down

Rampisham Down SSSI  (c) Miles King

While we wait to hear whether Brandon Lewis will decide to call in the planning permission granted by Medway District Council for the new town on Lodge Hill, another District Council planning committee, this time in West Dorset, has decided to approve the development of a Solar Farm on one of the largest areas of wildlife-rich acid grassland in England. 973 more words

The (not so) good is the enemy of the best

It may surprise you to hear that the Open Spaces Society has objected to a planning application for a new footpath in Maidenhead.

This is because the proposed path would make it even more unlikely that we could win a Thames-side path for the Thames Path National Trail in the heart of Maidenhead (see earlier… 464 more words

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VIDEOS!!!THE ENGLISH COWS IN TERRIBLE CONDITION!!!BADGER CULL IS A WILDLIFE CRIME!!!

VIDEOS!!! THE FEAR OF bTB IS A VERY CLEVER WEAPON OF THE NFU ,CAMERON AND DEFRA TO CONTROL THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, TO JUSTIFY THE UNLAWFUL MASSACRE OF THE BADGERS COMMITTING THE WILDLIFE CRIME WANTING TO HIDE THEIR INCOMPETENCE , UNPROFESSIONALISM AND ALL THEIR FAILURES ERADICATING bTB IN ENGLAND !!! 1,111 more words

DEFRA , NATURAL ENGLAND & O.PATERSON COMMITTED A CRIMINAL OFFENCE UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 2006

DEFRA , NATURAL ENGLAND & O.PATERSON COMMITTED A CRIMINAL OFFENCE UNDER THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 2006. THE WELFARE ACT 2006 EXTENDS TO PROTECTION OF ALL WILD ANIMALS!!! 2,258 more words