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What Does This Street In Zürich Mean?

This is a really important article which all north Essex councillors should read. As you read it, please think about the two HIF bids (new road to unlock 7,500 homes in East Colchester; moving the A12 to accommodate West Tey’s 24,000 homes (and widening)...

And also think about the differences between the Essex ‘rapid transit’ proposal and the successful one in Zurich.

Read the article here

Letter to Braintree and Witham Times supporting the new towns

Embrace new town opportunities

By Justin Wrench, Conservative district councillor for Beckers Green

Read here

Horizon 120, Business and Innovation Park - Consultation

Date for your diary - From BDC

Plans outlining our first Local Development Order set for the Horizon 120, Business and Innovation Park, Great Notley will soon be on show.

National Planning Policy Framework gives ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection

This article published in HortWeek in August 2018, discusses the increased protection afforded to ancient forests and woods in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which underpins local planning decisions.

How does this affect the plans for building right up to the edge of Boxted Wood?

Visit the site to read the article 'What does the revised NPPF mean for ancient trees and woodlands?'

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