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Monthly Archives: December 2012
Please will you and your friends and neighbours join our petition march to the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council offices on Friday 4th January 2013. We are aiming for the petition march to arrive at the Council offices between 11:30am – 12:00pm.
There are two meeting points:
- The first meeting point will be at the front of Green Lanes School at 10:00 am.
- The second meeting point will be at Gosling Sports Park at 10:45 am.
- If you are unable to participate in the march you can meet us at the offices, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council, The Campus, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6AE (between 11:30am – 12:00pm).
– Some of the roads are busy so please pay attention to the road marshals and respect the road users.
– The march will be a long one so please ensure that you wear suitable clothing and footwear, and bring something to drink and to snack on.
– If you have a placard from the photo shoot then please bring it along, or make a new one.
If you have any questions about the petition march then please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have been told by Councillors that the single most important thing you can do is to comment on the Emerging Core Strategy document.
For those of you who are not able to comment on the Emerging Core Strategy documents online, please download these forms, print them, fill them in and hand them into the Council offices.
the consultation end date on the forms is incorrect, the deadline has now been extended to the 31st January 2013.
Look at what we found on a Conservative blog, it makes for very interesting reading.
Is the Green Belt safe under the Conservatives? Labour talk about maintaining the total acreage by compensatory additions when one site is redesignated for building. This defeats the purpose of the Green belt in containing urban sprawl and encouraging urban regeneration. Do the Conservatives recognise the real benefits the Green Belt brings in forcing hard planning decisions for our towns and cities?
Yes we will rigorously protect the Green Belt and won’t pull the wool over people’s eyes by saying that we’re enlarging it, whilst simultaneously deleting parts and creating new green belt where there’s no real development pressure. The only caveat to this very firm policy would be if local people wanted to use Green Belt for a community based facility. I’m thinking here of the kind of development that may well provide a community sports facility on Green Belt in my own constituency. This would be subject to all the safeguards that you would expect, including final sign-off by the Secretary of State. The message would be simple though. We’ll protect the Green Belt and we won’t play tricks by deleting one part and creating it elsewhere in the country.”
Currently all of our expenses for the printing of leaflets, posters etc. are coming out of the committees own pockets, which is just not sustainable. Therefore, we need to start raising funds and we need your help with fundraising ideas or suggestions.
All ideas welcome! Please email them to Carolyn Savage at email@example.com
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