EADT:Controversial Core Strategy submitted

A CONTROVERSIAL planning blueprint that details how a district should grow over the next 20 years has now been formally handed to the Government for independent examination. Read the EADT article.

Suffolk Coastal: Rebel councillor explains walkout

See EADT article here.

EADT:Suffolk Coastal: Council presses ahead

Protestors joined a handful of dissident councillors in making their feelings clear at a decisive meeting into future housing development in Suffolk Coastal. Read more..

EADT:Empty property numbers

Campaign group urges housing chiefs to consider empty property numbers. See East Anglian article.

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:Campaigners threaten to take district council to court over LDF

See the article in the East Anglian regarding the Council Special meeting on December 15th 2011

EADT: Martlesham, Village homes scheme scaled-down

Not the Adastral Park development unfortunately but the Bloor Homes one just up the road.  See the EADT.

Martlesham: Village homes scheme scaled-­‐down. Last year Bloor Homes submi4ed a scheme for 281 houses on 26 acres between the rear of homes in Main Road and Felixstowe Road, Martlesham. Now the company – following consultaHon . . . → Read More: EADT: Martlesham, Village homes scheme scaled-down

EADT & BBC articles on the need for Rural Homes

Data for Suffolk Coastal District Council indicated that just 14% of the required homes were planned – a figure the council disputed, saying targets set by its housing needs survey had been met. See EADT article. A large shortfall in affordable new housing in England, Wales and Scotland has been revealed by figures obtained . . . → Read More: EADT & BBC articles on the need for Rural Homes

EADT:Legal fight looms over homes plan.

Planners have been accused of “jumping the gun” by voting through a core development strategy that will lead to thousands of homes being built in the Suffolk Coastal district over the next 16 years.  Protesters pledged to seek a judicial review …….. See the full coverage.

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…