April 19, 2017

 

GetReading has reported on the spiralling cost of providing new school places in the Borough, in the light of a 44% rise in pupil numbers over 2010–2018. According to the report, each new primary school place in Reading costs on average a massive £23,579.

The Gladman...

April 12, 2017

Our MP John Howell visited the Gladman site this afternoon and pledged to work with Reading East MP Rob Wilson to support the CAGE campaign against 245 unsustainable houses in the Chilterns landscape close to Emmer Green.

At the meeting at Bryant's Farm, he heard that i...

March 10, 2017

The Gladman site consists of a beautiful Chilterns dip slope landscape which the Conservation Board is in the process of reviewing for inclusion in the AONB. Even though the AONB is just a field a way, SODC failed to consult the Board. CAGE asked the Board to comment a...

February 22, 2017

SODC's Planning Officer has confirmed the Gladman application is unlikely to go to committee until April at the very earliest. Water supply, archaeology and infrastructure are being worked on, with further reports expected. A trial archaeological exploration is current...

February 8, 2017

The Government’s new white paper on planning was published today and is out for consultation. 


 

The white paper makes bold promises:

  • Making more land available for homes in the right places, by maximising the contribution from brownfield and surplus public land, reg...

January 31, 2017

As reported in the Henley Standard, Councillor Paul Harrison has criticised his own Planning Department in the strongest possible terms:

“The planning department is too large with too many officers who are more interested in seeing developers as their customers rather t...

January 25, 2017

 Click on the image to download a PDF poster you can print out and display.

January 24, 2017

Hedges add character to the local landscape and provide significant habitat for wildlife. The Gladman plan requires the loss of a long stretch of hedgerow to provide access from a dangerous stretch of the Peppard Road, just beyond the pond to the left of the picture.

La...

January 21, 2017

At its meeting on Monday 16 January 2017, members of Sonning Common Parish Council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously to recommend SODC reject the Gladman application. Their submission is below:

Refusal of the application is strongly recommended on the following gro...

January 13, 2017

The National Trust and Local Government Information Trust (LGiU) have just announced the results of a damning survey of the current planning system in which 72% of ward councillors nationally said that the current planning system is biassed in favour of developers at t...

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