The Lymington Times dated 25 November 2016 reports the grounds for refusal of the planning application to “restore” Latchmore Brook.
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Professor John Shepherd has written to the Comptroller and Auditor General of the National Audit Office regarding their current review of aspects of the New Forest HLSS Wetland Restoration projects. To read his letter please click here; and for the … Continue reading
Articles reporting on the planners’ decision have appeared in the Southern Daily Echo dated 16 November 2016; the Forest Journal dated 17 November 2016; the Bournemouth Echo dated 17 November 2016; and the Lymington Times dated 18 November 2016.
We are delighted to report that at the NFNPA Planning Meeting on 15 November 2016 the committee members voted to refuse planning permission for the Latchmore application no.16/00571. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us so loyally and … Continue reading
Latchmore makes the front page again in this week’s (11 November 2016) Lymington Times.
A letter dated 11 November 2016 from our Solicitors to the NFNPA requests deferment of the planning decision pending the NAO report on 30 November and to allow a formal period of consultation for the recently-submitted NE Assurance Report which … Continue reading
Obtained through a Freedom of Information request, a report entitled Management of the New Forest, Hampshire – Restoration proposals for Latchmore Brook carried out for Natural England by Tom Langton, Consulting Ecologist, in May 2016. In the report the author reviews potential species … Continue reading
The NFNPA Planning Development Control Committee will consider the Latchmore application on Tuesday 15 November 2016. The meeting will be held at 9.30 a.m. in the Chambers at Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington, SO41 9ZG. Please note that parking … Continue reading
A report in the Lymington Times of 4 November 2016 gives more information on the National Audit Office investigation into aspects of the wetland restoration projects in the New Forest.
A letter to the editor from Dr Fiona Macdonald in the Lymington Times dated 4 November 2016 deplores the lack of statutory protection afforded to fish populations when stream and mire “restorations” are carried out in the New Forest.