NEWSLETTER 24

Author Archives: Phil Hotchin

NEWSLETTER 24

Hi all, Local Elections By now, you’ll all be aware that we made a good showing in the Local Elections.  This should help us to keep the post-holders on their toes, especially when the next elections take place. Other activities Some members of the team are joining representatives of other groups at the end of […]

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NEWSLETTER 23

Keep It Green 2014 Newsletter 23# – 13 April 2015 Headline: We have a candidate in the local elections on 7 May. See below. Footpath Walk In spite of dire weather warnings, we managed to hold our first footpath walk and pie&peas event of the year yesterday, to coincide with CoVoP’s Day of Action (http://covop.org/), […]

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NEWSLETTER 22

Keep It Green 2014 Newsletter 22# – 12 March 2015 Local Plan Programme As you know, the Draft Local Plan Consultation ended on 16 January 2015. The next stage, the “Publication” version, is still scheduled to appear in July/August of this year and details will be circulated as and when we get them. In the […]

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NEWSLETTER 21

Newsletter 21# – 1 March 2015 New Hoyland Group On Thursday evening, it was Deja Vu all over again, as we attended the inaugural meeting of the Save Hoyland Common Green Belt group: https://www.facebook.com/Savehoylandcommongreenbelt2015 Same old problem of lack of information, confusion and rumors, some of which were dispelled by Eric’s presentation of KIG’s origins […]

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A Supporters Poem/Hymn

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Sir Steve on the radio

Hi all, Further to the earlier newsletter covering Sir Steve’s appearance on Radio Sheffield, here’s a link to the part where our area of interest gets an airing.  I’ve uploaded two versions – a .mp3 and .wav, which should cover most media players. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/kek8n33b62795f3/AADy-xvQGg5nC_rOBkxTxdIOa?dl=0 We’ve also had an unconvincing response from BMBC on the issue […]

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NEWSLETTER 20

Hi all, Have your say First, as has already been noted on our Facebook page, Cllr Sir Steve’s doing a phone in on Radio Sheffield on Friday.  How about phoning/texting or emailing a question? BBC Radio Sheffield’s main switchboard: 0114 273 1177 On-air – call a show: 0114 279 6699 Web team: 0114 273 1177 […]

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NEWSLETTER 19

Hi all, Only incidental stories in this week’s Chronicle (at least in our edition – await feedback from Hoyland). In our last newsletter we reported on new groups being set up in the Mount Vernon area and Hoyland.  This week, there was a meeting of concerned citizens in Penistone, to which we were invited and […]

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HELP NEEDED

Hi all, The Keep It Green Steering Group has now been in existence for more than 12 months and has completed a number of key tasks in preparing for and responding to Barnsley Council’s Local Plan Consultation Draft 2014. The Group now needs to focus its attention on the next stages of the Council’s Local […]

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Extension of time for DLPC

I have received information confirming that the Draft Local Plan Consultation website will now stay open until Friday 16th at 5pm. So, if you haven’t done so already now is the time to have your say. Thank You

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