There is a current planning application to build 240 starter homes on land opposite the Reserve entrance at Lake Lodge. This development would be detrimental to the biodiversity of the nature reserve and impact negatively on the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). NHSN objected to this development when the development was submitted in 2016. Since then there have been some changes to the application and I shall be making another formal objection to further strengthen our position.
Councillors making the decision need to know that there are many NHSN members and supporters who value the biodiversity of the nature reserve. Please object to this planning application by following the link below and submit your comments. The more objections the Councillors receive showing our support for wildlife, the better.
Our objections are:
You can view comments already submitted to the development plan by following the link below. Simply add in the application reference number 16/01304/FUL
NHSN has managed this wonderful nature reserve since 1929. Thanks to those members who were passionate about wildlife, the shooting rights for wildfowl were prohibited and the reserve managed for wildlife. We need to demonstrate that we still care for local wildlife and are prepared to voice these views to the elected decision makers.
Please submit an objection by 14 February. Adding your text to the ‘Your Comment’ box will help us be a loud, clear voice standing up for wildlife.
Thank you for your help and support.