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Speaking on behalf of PRP, Martin asked the Planning Committee to ask 3 important questions

1.       Why are Officers recommending inclusion of ‘Great Kyne’ in the Local Plan when it directly contradicts 7 (Seven) of its own policies, related to development in the Countryside?

2.       Why have Officers chosen the site, which by their own definition, has the highest risk of environmental and serious social harm?

3.       Why is Peterborough even thinking about losing ‘best landscape’ forever ………just to keep Cambridgeshire County Council happy? (with the 2013 deal to take 2,500 of County Council's housing allocation)

Superb informed, passionate presentation by @ProtectRuralPB at today's planning meeting #GreatKyne #naturalcapital

Cllr Richard Ferris (Lab) tweet, who was in the audience

Robert Dalgliesh speaking on behalf of Milton Estates opposes 'Great Kyne'

PRP Chair , reflecting after the City Council Planning Committee and its recommendation to Cabinet to defer the Local Plan for 2-3 months while the overall numbers are re-calculated

HCA do NOT consider the area Countryside!

Even though City Council proposed 2,500 houses for ‘Great Kyne’, the HCA continue to press for 5,000, on land they feel isn’t countryside?

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HCA still pushing for 5,000 houses, Commercial, Industrial and warehousing + a cemetery South of the bypass

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PRP lobbying Council and politicians to remove 2,500 houses ‘North of the By-pass’ from the Local Plan

(HCA lobbying for 5,000 houses)

First, a big “thank you” to all those people who wrote to the City Council, reacting to ...........

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Sutton Parish Council responds to PCC Local Draft Plan

Sutton Parish Council Comments on PCC Draft Local Plan

Ailsworth Parish Council responds to PCC Local Draft Plan

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Our Response

View our formal response to the City Council and Shailesh Vara MP, John Holdich OBE, Peter Hiller.  

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City Council’s Local Plan Deadline is Nearly Here!   

Respond Now…to Stop a Township in the Parishes! 

Deadline is 9th February 2017

Drop in Event: Saturday 4th February, The Village Hall, Castor, 2pm - 4pm

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This is NOT about “Our Plans”; the community led Castor & Ailsworth Neighbourhood Plan. This is about “Their Plan”. Peterborough City Council (PCC) Draft Local Development Plan (LDP).

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PROTECT RURAL PETERBOROUGH #PRP - Media Notes 3rd January 2017 – Full release

Rural Community says “No” to Township of 2,500 houses + Commercial & Industrial areas in the middle of open countryside.......

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