PUBLIC MEETING

We are arranging a public meeting on FRIDAY 21 MARCH AT 7pm at GAWBER COMMUNITY CENTRE CHURCH STREET (opposite hospice)

This is the flyer we will be sending out …..

Keep It Green 2014
PUBLIC MEETING AT 7:00 PM ON FRIDAY 21 MARCH 2014
GAWBER COMMUNITY CENTRE, CHURCH STREET, GAWBER
Protecting YOUR Green Belt
Pogmoor – Gawber – Redbrook – Barugh Green – Higham
Barnsley MBC is considering major plans for Urban Developments around Barnsley.
Formal consultation will not start until June, but overleaf is an indication of the
current proposals for YOUR area.
Potential developers are actively pursuing these proposals BUT local residents’
views & concerns are currently being ignored.
If these plans are allowed to proceed there will be the following adverse effects: –
 Loss of valuable agricultural land
 Loss of recreational access to the countryside
 Adverse effects on wildlife
 Loss of village character (especially Barugh Green & Higham) in the growth of
Barnsley’s urban sprawl
 Significant noise and environmental pollution during years of construction and
after the works are completed
 Flood risk
 Invasion of privacy and devaluation of existing property values
 Increased pressure on local roads during and after construction
 Increased pressure on local infrastructure – Schools, Medical, Shops etc.
These are just some of our concerns – we need as many residents as possible to
help fight badly thought out proposals.
Remember – once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. Join us on the 21st to find out
more about the issues and how you can help protect your environment.
For further information, please contact: –
Email: keep.it.green.group2014@gmail.com
Website: www.keepitgreen2014.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/keepitgreen2014
Telephone: 07960 756419 (there may not be an immediate response, but we’ll know you’ve
called and will call you back)

We have 1500 of these to deliver so any help would be much appreciated

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