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Gate ‘approval’ is a new low

Posted on December 19 2019 at 11:25:15

Regarding the blocked public footpath at Barnt Green’s Foxhills estate (Village View, December 2019): if an unwelcome development is “inadvertently approved” then the district council must be incompetent.

And reclassifying a public right of way as an “aspiration” once approval has been granted marks a new low in the compendium of developers’ dark PR chicanery.

In a historical context, public access has previously been restored through mass trespass. This, of course, is not a suggestion; merely an aspiration.

Stephen Farley, Cofton Hackett


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