National Biodiversity Network

Another useful source of information is the National Biodiversity Network.

Quarries make good heathland

From the UK biodiversity action website. See Action A8 in UK Biodiversity Plan.

Lowland heathland

See UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Note that under Policy and Legislation it says: “In areas that support lowland heathland, there should be a presumption in favour of re-establishing heathland on derelict land or land that has been used for mineral extraction. (ACTION: DoE, SO, WO).”

Guardian Piece by Piece Campaign

Piece by Piece is an attempt to pull together the various environmental campaigns around the country. Our local environment is threatened by BT and SCDC.

Waldringfield Wildlife Group – BT Application

Response from WWGroup PDF format.

Philip Ridley                                                                                                                                                     25 February 2010

Head of Planning Services

Suffolk Coastal District Council

Melton Hill


Suffolk IP12 1AU

Dear Mr Ridley,

Adastral Park Revised Planning Application, January 2010, No. C09/0555 Summary

1. The revised plan grossly underestimates the potential increase in recreational use of the Deben Estuary AONB . . . → Read More: Waldringfield Wildlife Group – BT Application

Waldringfield Wildlife Group – LDF response

WWGletterOnLDFplans PDF format.

17 November 2009

Text prepared for the response to Suffolk Coastal District Council’s LDF plans for a new housing development East of Ipswich at Martlesham


Waldringfield Wildlife Group strongly opposes the increase in housing allocation on the Adastral Park site because of its close proximity to the Deben Estuary which . . . → Read More: Waldringfield Wildlife Group – LDF response