Northaw & Cuffley Parish Council

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Unauthorised rack to be demolished

Source: WH Times  11th Jan 2017   by unknown Extract: A business that built a timber storage rack without planning permission must take it down within three months, councillors ruled last week. Wood Green Timber Company Ltd installed a covered 7.2 metre tall rack at...

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Protecting the Green Belt

'Will they have courage to protect Green Belt?' Source: WH Times 5th Jan 2017 by Alex Lewis Extract: An apparently innocuous planning application could be waved through this week, paving the way for massive destruction of Green Belt farmland, campaigners have warned....

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Councillors branded ‘sheep’

Councillors branded 'sheep' as bin charge plan gets approved Source: Whtimes  Weds 11th Jan 2017 by Chris Flanagan Extract: Welwyn Hatfield residents reacted furiously after the borough council backed brown bin fees at a show down meeting on Monday night. The £35...

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Controversial Bin Charge Proposal Blocked

Two bids to scrap controversial bin charge proposal are blocked (source: Welwyn Hatfield Times 23/11/2016) Extract: Attempts to scrap "morally abhorrent" waste collection proposals were rebuffed at a full-blooded council meeting this week. Welwyn Hatfield Council had...

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Call to arms to prevent Green Belt housing

Date: (not known) Extract: Although a location has not yet been decided, campaigners want to pack it out, wherever it may be.  A spokesman for SCANGB said: "We need people to attend this meeting in their hundreds, this is very important. It may be held in WGC and may...

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Hertfordshire under threat

Date: (not known) Extract: The map above is a very clear illustration of the scale of the threats we are having to respond to, as we work countywide to defend our cherished Herfordshire countryside. The numbers represent just some of the current proposals for new...

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Villagers Pack Green Belt Homes Bid Gathering

Date: (not known) Extract: Developers wanting to pack more than 500 new homes on Green Belt land caused villagers to pack out a meeting held by a group leading the protest against them. There were almost as many people inside Cuffley Hall for the meeting held by Save...

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PM’s bid to build new homes for first-timers

Date: 16/12/2014 Extract: Hundreds of acres of disused commercial and industrial land are to be turned over for housing in an attempt to help first time buyers, David Cameron announced yesterday. The Prime Minister said 100,000 new homes will be offered at a 20%...

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Proposals for homes

Campaigners join forces against plans for the area Date: (undefined) Extract: A united front is being presented to threats to Northaw and Cuffley's Green Belt. The parish council residents' association and SCANGB (Save Cuffley and Northaw Green Belt) have joined...

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Communities remember night of destruction

Date: 07/09/2016 Extract: Two articles about Leefe Robinson VC. Two neighbouring villages marked the centernary of an unforgettable night with moving ceremonies on Saturday. Cuffley celebrated the famous destruction of a German World War One airship, while a service...

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