Monthly Archives: January 2011

We don’t want homes destroying our green


A Worcester parish council has refused to give its backing to plans to build homes on an old Worcester golf course until members have seen the whole plan. Chairman of Warndon Parish Council Ray Morris said there was a risk that “piecemeal” … Continue reading

Key new law will not protect open spaces, say experts


 An expert group has condemned a key part of the coalition Government’s policy on protecting open spaces. The Open Spaces Society, which campaigns for the protection of greens and commons, said the Localism Bill, due for its second reading in … Continue reading

Bristol Greens condemn “shaky” green spaces sale evidence


The Green Party in Bristol has condemned the “shaky evidence” used for the controversial plans to sell off so-called ‘low-value’ green spaces in the city. Bristol Liberal Democrats were jeered, interrupted and heckled by the public as the Cabinet agreed plans … Continue reading