Local Green Space – South Staffordshire Consultation

The current round of consultation for the South Staffordshire Council Local Plan Review has commenced. You can take part in the consultation here. Sites in Kinver, Swindon, Wombourne and Lower Penn are included. Though our immediate local sites are not currently included in the preferred options, we do have an opportunity to apply for Local … Continue reading Local Green Space – South Staffordshire Consultation

Ridgehill Woods Felling March 2021

"We are devastated and disappointed in both South Staffordshire Council and the Forestry Commission who authorised the felling licence of our much-loved wildlife haven and Green Space, despite strong objections from the local community and numerous organisations such as the Wildlife Trust and the CPRE. Whilst the woods were in need of some management, this … Continue reading Ridgehill Woods Felling March 2021

Magic Maps!

Did you know that Ridgehill Woods are designated by DEFRA as a 'Priority Habitat Inventory - Deciduous Woodland'. The more trees which are felled, the further this habitat is at risk. This website is a great tool to explore the Green Belt areas at risk from development: https://magic.defra.gov.uk/