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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Weddington residents vow to block bulldozers from fields

RESIDENTS fighting the building of 326 homes on fields next to their Nuneaton estate may form a blockade against bulldozers.
They are angry over Warwickshire County Council’s go-ahead for developer Hallam Land management to dig a series of trenches on the farmland, off Church Lane, Weddington, for an archaeological survey.
A campaign group SWORD (Save Weddington: Oppose the Residential Development) has been formed to oppose the proposal and a 3,400-name petition has already been handed to the borough council.
Spokesman John Brookes said: “This latest move by Hallams is a blatant attempt to destroy the fields before any decision is made.
“The fact that they are resorting to such underhand tactics shows they are aware of the level of local opposition to the proposed housing estate.

Read More http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2011/06/01/weddington-residents-vow-to-block-bulldozers-from-fields-92746-28800312/#ixzz1O1Qqpvx5


  1. Have they been proven that they're going to develop housing there though?

    form 2290

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