Hundreds of campaigns across Britain to save countryside

Ros Coward in the Guardian looks at the national scale of environmental protest and cites the National Grassroots Campaign Map.  Local groups across the country are battling  “against huge unsustainable housing developments engulfing small towns; against the loss of greenbelt or protected wildlife areas; and against hypocritical councils who declare a climate emergency in one […]

Bioabundance files appeal to have legal action proceed

Today Bioabundance lodged an appeal with the planning court for it to reconsider its decision (Monday 29 March) to refuse our application for statutory review of the South Oxfordshire Local Plan. This oral hearing will allow lawyers to assert that the claim is clearly arguable and should go ahead. Dr Sue Roberts, director of Bioabundance, […]

The Oxfordshire local connectivity and transport plan

In our submission to the consultation LCTP5 – vision, we highlight the need to prioritise net-zero carbon in transport by 2050 in order to tackle the climate change emergency. Over the next thirty years local authorities have to create a sustainable transport network with links between local e-bus, pedestrian and cycle routes to strategic rail […]

Oxford City Council shows support for our national park plan

In the meeting on Monday 22 March  Green Councillor Dick Wolff introduced a motion for the city council to issue a statement of support for national park to the northeast of Oxford. Instead, Council unanimously adopted an amendment to ‘consider a statement of support’ on the grounds that it is a relatively new idea.  The […]

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