"Anger and heartbreak over "horrendous felling" of trees at Ridgehill Woods"
"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
As you may know, our local Green Belt hold designations including Sites of Biological Interest (SBI). It's vital that in order to protect our local Green Spaces, members of the public record all sightings of Flora and Fauna to the Staffordshire Ecological Record here. For help finding a Grid Reference, try this link. For help … Continue reading Nature Spotting
"As consultation is an important part of the Local Plan review process, the next stage of public consultation planned for Autumn 2020, has now been put on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic. This will also give us time to consider the impact of new and updated evidence. We are working with our Elected Members … Continue reading South Staffordshire Council Update
"This Vision Document has been prepared on behalf of Folkes Holdings to support the promotion of land at Lawnswood for a new residential development providing in the region of 475 new homes" Click here to read Document 1 and here for Document 2
"The development could provide up to 600 homes at 30dph or 700 homes at 35 dph. It is envisaged that this would provide a mix of market and affordable family homes, including 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom properties to foster the creation of a mixed community. A conservative estimate of the capacity for development … Continue reading Savills response to the SCC Consultation for Clowes at Lawnswood
It is worth the full read of the link from the Association of Black Country Authorities: "ABCA support the preferred spatial housing Option G, and the Infrastructure Delivery Plan, subject to: ensuring that sites selected for development are carefully located and planned to avoid areas of environmental sensitivity and green belt harm, and minimise impacts … Continue reading “Association of Black Country Authorities support the preferred spatial housing Option G”
"Birmingham City Council supports South Staffordshire in their preference to pursue Spatial Option G, as stipulated within the document (Question 6), as the most robust, sound and sustainable strategy for accommodating its own needs as well as contributing towards unmet needs within the HMA. This will enable South Staffordshire to test an option which could … Continue reading “Birmingham City Council supports South Staffordshire in their preference to pursue Spatial Option G”