Category Archives: STRAG

Field Farm statement from STRAG

Statement from Stapleford & Trowell Rural Action Group (STRAG) 20th February 2017    Appeal Ref: APP/J3015/W/16/3154282 We are very disappointed and saddened with the outcome of the Inspector’s Report regarding Phase 1 of the development for 118 houses on Field Farm.

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Update from the Chair of STRAG re Field Farm‏

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair, STRAG, writes: Dear Friends of Field Farm As you may have already heard, I am pleased to inform you that on Wednesday night the Planning Committee at Broxtowe Borough Council voted unanimously to refuse Mr Westerman permission … Continue reading

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Planning Application With No Global Vision at Field Farm Would be a Huge Loss of Opportunity for Broxtowe – Comment Until 25 January!

Press release from STRAG: Shortly before Christmas, a planning application was submitted by W. Westerman Ltd to build 118 dwellings at Field Farm at the border between Stapleford and Trowell. This is to be the first phase in a 450-house … 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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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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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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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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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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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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The Field Farm Ecological Corridor: A Test for the Government’s Green Belt Policy

Press Release from STRAG: Last Monday 6 October, the Department of Communities and Local Government reaffirmed in a new planning guidance the government’s commitment to protect the green belt from development. Field Farm, a 30-hectare farmland and woodland site stretching … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Parish Councils Threaten Legal Action Over Greenbelt Housing

Greenbelt campaigners have said they are considering legal action against plans for thousands of new homes. Click on this link to read the BBC News Website article.

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Save Broxtowe’s Greenbelt – Press Release Thursday 11th September 2014

Broxtowe campaign groups have stepped up the fight to save precious greenbelt land from development by launching a united ‘Save Broxtowe’s Greenbelt’ campaign. This follows on from the recent decision by Ms Jill Kingaby, the government inspector, to approve controversial … Continue reading

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Field Farm Update

Zoe Cockcroft, STRAG writes: Here is a short update on the planning situation for the Green Belt at Field Farm (Stapleford/Trowell). Since the spring, the Inspector has been preparing her report, which is expected to be publicly released soon, in … Continue reading

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Trowell Parish Council Minutes June 2014

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair STRAG, writes: Please see Trowell Parish Council Minutes June 2014 and note references 43/14, 60/14, 61/14.

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Important Stapleford Meetings

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair STRAG writes: For your information the following important meetings are taking place this coming week.  Do go along and ask questions and interact with your local Councillors who were elected to represent your views.

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Field Farm: Submissions to the Latest Core Strategy Consultation

Nathalie Morelle, Secretary, Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group – STRAG writes: Please see below the comments that Ken Mafham Associates have just submitted on behalf of STRAG and other local groups and councils to the consultation on the proposed … Continue reading

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STRAG – The fight continues to save Field Farm and Our Green Belt

Zoë Cockcroft, Chair of Stapleford and Trowell Rural Action Group writes:   The fight goes on! Here is a short update on what has been going on recently regarding the threats on our Green Belt and especially Field Farm. Since November … Continue reading

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HS2 Consultation Ending 31 January 2014

Zoe Cockcroft, Chair STRAG writes: The current consultation on the route of the HS2 is coming to a close on 31 January. Please use this link to submit your comments especially with regards to the station planned at Toton/Stapleford and the … Continue reading

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STRAG’s Submissions to the Site Allocations Issues and Options Consultation‏‏

Click on STRAG’s Submissions to the Site Allocations Issues and Options Consultation‏‏ to see the detail.

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