Residents Say

Please add your own comments at the end of this page. Comments made on other pages will be collected here from time to time. Latest comments appear first. We will censor obnoxious comments but not those that disagree with our view.  We are aware that some people may be afraid to comment because of their employment. If you wish to email comments to us then we will post them on the basis of name supplied but kept private if you specify this. Letters from residents are also published here.

EADT – Campaigners’ plea for public backing

The East Anglian report on our pleas to get support from our MP.    “A GROUP of campaigners, opposed to the development of a so-called ‘new town’ near Ipswich, have asked a Suffolk MP to show public support for their objections”. Read article.

EADT – Housing plans protest march in Woodbridge

More coverage about the protest march. Worth scrolling to the end to read the interesting comments. Full article here:

EADT – Why I’m so firmly against new town plans…

Following on from the coverage given to our protest march on the 6th November comes a very supportive article in the EADT 15th November 2010 by Aidan Semmens.

Read the full article here.

Anglia TV coverage of march

New town protest 3.58PM   Sat Nov 6 2010 – Hundreds of people have been marching through a Suffolk town in protest at plans for a new housing development. BT wants to build two thousand houses and blocks of flats next to Adastral Park at Martlesham. Members of the ‘No Adastral New Town group’ . . . → Read More: Anglia TV coverage of march

NANT planning objection to Foxburrow Farm Caravans

To: The Planning Inspectorate, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN 14 October 2010

Appeal Reference APP/J3530/A/10/2135196 NWF (appeal against refusal of planning permission)

Suffolk Coastal District Council Planning Application  C/10/0941 Change of use of agricultural land for storage of up to 200 caravans, Foxburrow Farm, Waldringfield Road, Brightwell, Suffolk

Dear Sir,

I am writing on behalf . . . → Read More: NANT planning objection to Foxburrow Farm Caravans

Letter to EADT – Adastral housing decisions ..closely watched

Sir. —Many of Suffolk’s residents will be wondering if Suffolk Coastal District Council (SCDC) ever listens to the voice of the people. Your correspondent Anne Maddison’s informative letter about the ecology (EADT, October 1) exemplifies another aspect of the widely felt sense of dismay over the council-inspired proposal for major development on the BT . . . → Read More: Letter to EADT – Adastral housing decisions ..closely watched

Letter to EADT – BT site & the environment

Sir,

It would be interesting to know just how much time, money and carbon emissions from travel have been expended in setting up all the wildlife and environmental protection zones declared by governments internationally, nationally and locally.  However as one branch of an organisation is doing this very well worthwhile task other branches of . . . → Read More: Letter to EADT – BT site & the environment

EADT – Protesters march through Woodbridge

Coverage of the “No Adastral New Town” (NANT) protest March through Woodbridge on Saturday 18th September in the East Anglian Daily Times.

Letter to EADT from Waldringfield resident – "Disastral Park!"

Huge Housing Scheme will be Environmental Disaster

Sir,

referring to Malcolm Crawford’s letter (EADT, August 28) there is surely a simple explanation for councillor Smith’s unsound reasoning over the highly dubious Local Development Framework.

It was drawn up in the days of the previous government as seemingly the most convenient way of conforming with . . . → Read More: Letter to EADT from Waldringfield resident – "Disastral Park!"

Letter to EADT from Waldringfield History Group

23rd August 2010

To The Editor, East Anglian Daily Times. 30, Lower Brook Street, lpswich. IP4 lAN

Dear Sir,

NO ADASTRAL NEW TOWN.

Edmund Orwell, writing ‘Times Past’ EADT 20th. April 1978 and having received some old postcards from Mr. F. H. Spurgeon formerly the baker and shop keeper at Waldringfield, came to the . . . → Read More: Letter to EADT from Waldringfield History Group

Letter to Secretary of State from Martlesham Heath resident

To: eric.pickles@communities.gsi.gov.uk; barbara.wyganowski@goeast.gsi.gov.uk; therese.coffey.mp@parliament.uk Subject: Suffolk Coastal District Council – planning application 09/0555 for 2000 new homes and other mixed development Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 01:28:27 +0000

Dear Sir,

I am writing to request that you call-in the above planning application - made by BT, for 2000 new homes on the Greenfield site, south and east of BT’s . . . → Read More: Letter to Secretary of State from Martlesham Heath resident

Letter to Secretary of State from Waldringfield resident

Date:16 August 2010

Dear Secretary of State,

Suffolk Coastal District Council have concocted a Local Development Framework which dovetails exactly with the Planning application 09/0555 put forward by BT. Despite your statements on planning policy, specifically the RSS, they propose to use the LDF as interim policy to approve this plan for 2000+ houses . . . → Read More: Letter to Secretary of State from Waldringfield resident

Letter to the EADT from a Waldringfield resident

From Neil Winship of Waldringfield to the East Anglian Daily Times

Sir

Naturally BT wants the windfall capital gain that will come from getting planning permission for development of land it inherited via the RAF and GPO.   It is also understandable that planners advise an Adastral New Town of 2,000 or maybe even 3,500 new . . . → Read More: Letter to the EADT from a Waldringfield resident