Newmarket LDF, Legally flawed, rejected by High Court

Forest Heath District Council’s Core Strategy, which was similar to SCDC’s in having a large number of homes on a single developer’s site, has been rejected by the High Court as legally flawed. The BBC report tells more.

NANT responses to the LDF Consultation

Here are the responses to the council’s consultation submitted by NANT and on our behalf by our professional advisors:-

NANT response to LDF 23rd Jan 2011

Planning Consultants, Peecock Short Peecock Short Representation on behalf of NANT

Richard Buxton, Environment and Public Law Solicitors Buxton Representation to SCDC

. . . → Read More: NANT responses to the LDF Consultation

Stour and Orwell Society

The Stour and Orwell Society have been fighting the National Air Traffic Scheme and the Ganges Housing development with some success.

EADT – Villagers’ new hope for long-awaited bypass

EADT article about a bypass further up the A12 needed because of Sizewell and comments about how this might lead to the Northern bypass coming in at Martlesham.

NANT Update- SCDC LDF consultation dates

Suffolk Coastal has just announced a further round of consultation which will run from 29 November to 23 January.

In the light of the new government’s emerging planning policies SCDC has announced that they have revised some aspect of the LDF (including reducing the total number of houses required in the whole District over . . . → Read More: NANT Update- SCDC LDF consultation dates

Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

Many of you will have received the latest Coastline newsletter from SCDC, and seen the front page article “Help us agree how many homes are needed ” which went on to announce yet another round of public consultation. Some members of the NANT committee observed the Cabinet meeting on 2 November where the Cabinet . . . → Read More: Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

EADT – Sizewell: New N-plant’s £100m a year boost

A new nuclear power station could be worth up to £700m to the Suffolk economy during construction and £40m a year when up and running. The construction period – which could last about six or seven years – is likely to employ between 4,500 and 5,000 people and when complete the power station would . . . → Read More: EADT – Sizewell: New N-plant’s £100m a year boost

Freedom of information requests

Useful site for queries on SCC and SCDC.   www.whatdotheyknow.com

Guardian Piece by Piece Campaign

Adastral Park Redevelopment Project: Greenfields under threat – Plans for new town could affect Deben Estuary in Suffolk.

Go to Guardian Campaign page.

The Unsuitablog Exposing Ethical Hypocrites Everywhere!

The environmental Blog ” The Unsuitableblog” has noticed what’s going on here and added their own viewpoint. Read their article here.