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Monthly Archives: October 2011

House of Lords Discuss Gypsy and Traveller Planning

By | 2011-10-30T15:37:00+00:00 October 30th, 2011|Uncategorised|

 House of Lords Discuss the Draft National Planning Policy Framework "The Secretary of State says, when asked about Travellers, that we want to see fair play within the planning system. However, what we have under the coalition is a manifestly unfair system in which the prejudice and racism of settled communities has been given free rein; [...]

Resignation call after Somerset Traveller site bid fails

By | 2011-10-23T21:33:00+00:00 October 23rd, 2011|Uncategorised|

"GYPSIES living illegally on land owned by a district councillor near Bruton are facing eviction after plans for a permanent traveller site there were thrown out. Henry Hobhouse, who represents the Castle Cary ward on South Somerset District Council, came under fire when his planning application was discussed by the authority's area east committee last [...]

Luxulyan Gypsy Site Gets Planning Approval

By | 2011-10-12T18:35:00+00:00 October 12th, 2011|Uncategorised|

TWO Gypsy families say they are "over the moon" after their application for two caravans to settle permanently near Luxulyan was approved.The site at Conce Moor in Lockengate – midway between Bugle and Bodmin – will also see two brick 18ft by 28ft day rooms built at either caravan.Cornwall councillors on the central sub-area planning [...]