Those who have made representation to the EiP should have received a letter/email from Annette Feeney informing us that the inspector has decided to add an exploratory meeting at the start of the pre hearing meeting on July 12th. This is because the inspector is still not happy with the latest reply from Ridley . . . → Read More: More on the Examination in Public
There were around 70 members of the public – I think all were supporters. The EADT was there, taking lots of photos in the hall before we started and we are on the front page of the EADT. (more BBC coverage here). We moved inside fairly quickly as the councillors were going in through . . . → Read More: NANT update on Council meeting 26th April 2012
Those who read our regular updates will know of course that it is Waldringfield PC who have lodged the JR.
Please note – the title should of course read “Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review” and not “NANT and Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review”.
The SCDC Core Strategy pre-submission consultation ended on March 7th. . . . → Read More: NANT & Waldringfield P.C. lodge Judicial Review
Before the meeting, a number of NANT supporters formed an extremely well mannered (as always) demonstration to greet the councillors as they arrived. We were happily chatting in the sunshine when the local police arrived. They had received a call asking them to attend because of our demo! It’s flattering in a way that . . . → Read More: Update on Thursday’s Council meeting (15th Dec 2011)
Following the NANT “pre action” letter from our solicitor and QC, formally putting the council on notice of the pending legal proceedings through the judicial review process, Head of Planning, Philip Ridley has backed down.
NANT said that the council had acted unlawfully when it decided to delegate its powers to the head . . . → Read More: SCDC back down and return the LDF to full council
Members of NANT’s steering group were interviewed this week about the BT development and the NPPF* by Sky News . We expect the item to be broadcast on Saturday October 1st. We were told that neither BT nor SCDC’s Andy Smith wanted to appear. See sidebar or click here.
*(National Planning Policy Framework) . . . → Read More: NANT on Sky News
SCDC have updated two documents which form part of the Local Development framework (LDF). They are:
Appropriate Assessment (AA). This is written by Landscape Partnership on behalf of SCDC, and assesses the LDF Core Strategy and the policies it contains, to see how it impacts nearby environmentally sensitive sites, referred to as ‘Natura 2000’ . . . → Read More: NANT suggestions for your response to the consultation
The current consultation is quite technical in that it is specifically about the Appropriate Assessment and Sustainability Appraisal. The council has changed some words in the revised documents, but these changes do not of themselves change the underlying issue that NANT raised – namely that their assumptions about the impact of the Deben estuary sensitive . . . → Read More: Responding to the SCDC Consultation
The East Anglian’s reporting of NANT’s ultimatum to SCDC is here.
Suffolk Coastal has now published dates when the Core Strategy/LDF will be debated in cabinet and then at full council.Cabinet Meeting is on Friday July 8th and Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 27th July. Both will be held at the Suffolk Showground and will start at 9.30am. If you go to the SCDC website . . . → Read More: NANT Update June 2011