Category Archives: Housing Developments

Protection of the Green Belt

Press Statement from Leader of Broxtowe Borough Council, Councillor Richard Jackson: “The Council’s Cabinet agreed to prioritise development on brownfield land in order to protect as much green belt as possible. It was also agreed the Council will work closely … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Toton One Last Chance

I publish this information which was submitted by Toton Councillor, Mia Kee, to Bramcote Today’s Facebook page. Bramcote residents should be aware that the Green Belt in Bramcote may possibly be changed to accommodate the housing requirements of the Core … Continue reading

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Field Farm: Further Information Meeting and Consultation Feedback‏

Nathalie Morelle, Secretary, Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group (STRAG) writes: Dear Friends of Field Farm, Thank you to all of you who took the time to respond to the recent consultation organised by the Field Farm developers. Please see … Continue reading

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Comments Needed on Field Farm Plans‏

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair, Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group (STRAG) writes: Dear Friends of Field Farm I hope that you had enough notice and were able to attend this Tuesday’s consultation organised by Cerda Planning on behalf of Westerman regarding the … Continue reading

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Field Farm Consultation

Click on this link to see the information collected by Stapleford Community Group at Tuesday’s consultation.

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Two Information events on 15 September About the Field Farm Development‏

Zoë Cockcroft, Chair, Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group writes: TWO drop-off information events will be held in Stapleford and Beeston by Cerda Planning (on behalf of site owner Westerman) about the detailed proposals for a residential development on land … Continue reading

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Field Farm Consultation

Councillor Richard MacRae writes: You may already be aware that Cedar Planning on behalf of Westerman Builders have organised a Public Consultation on Tuesday 15th September in Beeston from 3.00pm until 7.00pm. But I was not happy about this being … Continue reading

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Housing Development at Field Farm, Stapleford

From Stapleford Community Group: Westerman Homes  would  like  to  invite  you  to  a  drop-in  event  to  discuss  detailed proposals  for  a  residential  development  on  land  located  at  Field  Farm, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire This informal event  is  being held on Tuesday 15th … Continue reading

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Local Developer Welcomes HS2 Announcement

Press Release from Peveril Homes: East Midlands based developer Peveril Homes has welcomed the recent announcement that Toton has been identified as the sole location for the new High Speed 2 hub in the East Midlands. The announcement came after … Continue reading

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Planning Shake-up To Get More Homes Built

This an article on the BBC website. Click on this link to read it. Within the article Business Secretary Sajid Javid is quoted as saying:”The green belt can be rightly protected. There is plenty of land which is not green … Continue reading

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Beeston Town Centre Consultation – Time is Running Out‏

Paul Nathanail writes: If our newly elected councillors are to stand a chance of keeping their promises to the electorate regarding the green belt then a start needs to be made by making best use of urban land when it … Continue reading

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New Government’s Intention to Build on Brownfield Sites

Paul Nathanail has written the following on his Blog: QUEEN’S SPEECH 2015 While the Queen made no specific mention of brownfield sites in her speech setting out the Government’s legislative programme over the coming year, the Housing Bill contains provisions … Continue reading

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Very Positive Feedback on STRAG’s Field Farm Alternative Development Plans

Zoe Cockcroft writes: We wish to update you on the feedback received to our alternative proposals to limit the damage from the planned housing development at Field Farm, sent on 29 January. Many thanks if you have replied to our … Continue reading

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Consultation on The Broxtowe Local Plan: Proposal to Remove Land in Bramcote From the Green Belt?

This morning I received this letter Consultation on the Broxtowe Local Plan from Broxtowe Borough Council. The letter advises there are two separate consultations 1. Development Management Policies Issues and Options and 2. Preferred Approach to Site Allocations (Green Belt Review). In the … Continue reading

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A Detailed Response to the Friends of Field Farm Newsletter – 29 January 2015

STRAG circulated Friends of Field Farm Newsletter No 5, 29 January 2015 and requested feedback on the alternative proposals for Field Farm that it contains. Steve Smith, an Ilkeston Road resident, has written in detail on these proposals and here is what he … Continue reading

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A Better Alternative For Field Farm? STRAG Needs Your Opinion!

Click on Friends of Field Farm Newsletter No 5, 29 January 2015 to read STRAG’s alternative proposals for Field Farm. Email your feedback to strag@live.co.uk

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Public Meeting on Wednesday 26 November 2014

Old Golf Course Development Plans All those interested are invited to attend a Public Meeting on Wednesday 26 November 2014 at 7.00pm until 9.00pm in Bramcote College off Moor Lane in their Main Hall. During the Meeting Bramcote Hills Open … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Borough Council Has Granted Outline Planning Permission For Up To 450 Houses At Field Farm

STRAG write: Following the withdrawal of the Secretary of State’s call in direction (reported in our press release of 14 October) today Broxtowe Borough Council issued outline planning permission to Westerman Homes for up to 450 houses at Field Farm … Continue reading

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Development On The Plessey Site

Councillor Steve Barber has just sent out his latest Rylands News. Included within this are details of the major housing and industrial development on the Plessey Site which you may find interesting. Here is the extract: Plessey Site The application … Continue reading

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Field Farm Planning Application Will Not Be Called-in

Application for planning permission for residential development for up to 450 dwellings, Field Farm, Ilkeston Road, Stapleford – Application Number 11/00758/OUT Click on Letter from Department for Communities and Local Government  which confirms that the Secretary of State has decided to withdraw … Continue reading

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