EADT:Council gives green light to plan for thousands of homes at Adastral Park

PLANNERS have today given the go-ahead to controversial proposals to build thousands of extra homes across the Suffolk Coastal district. See full coverage…

EADT coverage of Council Meeting to approve LDF

The East Anglian’s coverage is here.

BBC coverage of similar issues in Ipswich

Ipswich campaigners tell planners ‘jobs not houses’.  Campaigners say there is no proven need for the amount of new housing that is being proposed for Ipswich. The government’s Planning Inspectorate has held a public hearing about Ipswich Borough Council’s Local Development Framework (LDF).The council’s plan allows for 15,000 homes to be built by 2027, including . . . → Read More: BBC coverage of similar issues in Ipswich

EADT: Recession wrecks hopes of affordable homes

East Anglian article on the rush to build without providing affordable homes.

Reminder – Special Full Council Meeting

A reminder that the Special Full Council  Meeting when the councillors are expected to vote on the LDF is this coming Wednesday 27th July at 9.30 am at The Suffolk Showground. Please try to attend The NANT steering group is continuing with the battle with SCDC and the shameful way in which they are managing . . . → Read More: Reminder – Special Full Council Meeting

EADT:Tendring U-turn on housing plans

The Council for the Clacton area has responded to a 2000 signature petition (ours was nearer 4,000) and agreed to re-think its Local Development Framework. Earlier on locals said about the houses: “They should be spread across the area.” and “Bockings Elm and Sladburys Lane should not be used as a dumping ground.” Here . . . → Read More: EADT:Tendring U-turn on housing plans

Full Council meeting regarding LDF

Full Council Meeting is on Wednesday 27th July. It will be held at the Suffolk Showground and will start at 9.30am. The agenda and documnets should appear here soon.

EADT: Council back LDF despite Public Opposition

Here is the East Anglian’s account of the Council meeting held on July 8th. The Councillor for Yoxford said:- “Having raised the number, the decision to put them all in one place was never revisited. This is a doubly flawed decision which has come back to bite us and is still biting us.”

The . . . → Read More: EADT: Council back LDF despite Public Opposition

Mr Ridley please note…

Despite letters from Richard Buxton, Waldringfield Parish Council, SWT et al.  Mr. Ridley Head of Planning of SCDC is  still convinced that there are no car parks available to the  general public in Waldringfield. In the spirit of providing a public service – we thought these photos of the car park at the Maybush . . . → Read More: Mr Ridley please note…

EADT – threat to take district council to court

The East Anglian’s reporting of NANT’s ultimatum to SCDC is here.