Hearing Statements 1, 2, 3, 4.

Dear Supporters, As part of the process of Examination of Barnsley’s Local Plan, Keep it Green 2014 has submitted further documents to the Inspector, Sarah Housden, for her consideration in determination of whether to 1. Approve the Plan, 2. Reject the Plan or 3. Approve the plan with changes. As can be seen in the […]

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Correspondence from a Supporter

Correspondence from one of our knowledgable supporters.   Thank you KIG for preparing your submission to the Local Plan Consultation, an excellent document. For those who haven’t followed the story in detail, the council’s about to embark on the public examination of the Local Plan, which involves, among other things, removal of vast tracts of […]

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Angela Smith MP’s submission to the Local Plan Consultation

Angela Smith MP, for Penistone and Stocksbridge, whose constituency includes the west of Barnsley including parts of Pogmoor and Higham supports Keep it Green 2014’s objectives. Angela Smith MP participated in one of Keep it Green 2014’s Green Belt walks in July 2014 to show her support. Here’s Angela Smith MP’s submission to the Local […]

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Keep it Green 2014’s Submission to the Local Plan Consultation

Dear Supporters, Here for you to look at is Keep it Green 2014’s submission to the Local Plan Consultation. Its a comprehensive document with over 80 pages prepared by our steering group. Lets hope the Inspector, Mrs Sarah Housden, takes onboard the arguments and points made to keep our Green Belt as Green Belt and […]

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Local Plan Examination 16 May 2017

Dear Supporters, You have to put your name forward by 5pm today, 21 April 2017, if you wish to attend and speak at the examination commencing 16 May 2017.   This is your last chance to have your say and influence what happens in your area. If you have already made comment to the consultation […]

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Examination of the Local Plan

Colleagues, Fellow Campaigners and Supporters,   Keep it Green has received an E-Mail letter dated 27/03/17 from the Local Plan Programme Officer Richard Gilbert which sets down the Stage 1 and Stage 2 examination timetable. You may have received one too and already followed up the links quoted in the email. If not, you need […]

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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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