Suffolk Coasts and Heaths reveal thier new Management Plan for the AONB
A total of 56 objectives and 155 actions are set out in the new Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB management plan and they vary in scale and level of ambition.
Success for Hatcheston Solar Farm Appeal
Solar farm appeal rejected as Eric Pickles backs Suffolk Coastal’s decision to dismiss proposals for 127-acre site
Tattingstone Solar Farm Appeal
The Solar farm appeal completed at the end of April.
To date NAWS have raised £20,000 but we they need more - keep pledging to help them pay thier legal fees!
The results are due before 6th June - updates to follow.
Pannington Wind Turbine
Following the Cabinet meeting in December we are delighted to announce that this was rejected.
A Summary of 2014
2014 was a busy year for SOS and a full recap is availble below.
MUSSELS could be farmed on the River Stour, if a five-year trial gets the go-ahead.
Wash Mussels Limited has applied for an order from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to allow them to fish blue mussels.
The AGM was held on 19th March 2015 at Suffolk Food Hall.
BID FOR FOOD ENTERPRISE ZONES SUBMITTED TO GOVERNMENT
Three key areas of agriculture, research and food production in Suffolk and Norfolk are all included in New Anglia LEP’s Food Enterprise Zone bid submitted to Government this week.(Monday March 16th)
During a visit to the region last month, the Prime Minister announced a second bidding round for Food Enterprise Zones with the expectation that Norfolk and Suffolk would submit one or more proposals. There are already 11 zones across the UK. - READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE
BABERGH DISTRICT COUNCIL ISSUES AND OPTIONS DOCUMENT
We have carefully considered the issues and options document put foward by Babergh District Council for the new Local Plan and a copy of our comments which were submitted can be downloaded HERE