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What Is This All About?

 

Mission statement:

To work together holistically to protect Greenbelt land and other green spaces from non-essential development.

Aims:

To protect Greenbelt land and other green spaces from non-essential development

To encourage development of Brownfield sites as a priority

To support development of social and affordable housing for the residents of Rotherham Borough.

What we are doing:

Lobbying Anston Parish Council

Helping Dinnington Town Council 'fight' the Core Strategy

Communicating with the media

Contacting MP's

Contacting land owners and developers.

What Can I Do?

Tell friends and neighbours.

Sign the opposition letter.

Volunteer to keep your neighbours informed - contact us.

What we have done:

Delivered over 2000 signed letters of objection and opposition

Convinced the Dinnington Parish Councillors to hold a public meeting        view minutes of meeting

Have Dinnington and Anston Councillors confirm that they are against building on the Greenbelt

Had articles published in the Dinnington Guardian, Rotherham Advertiser, Sheffield Star, Gossip and YourMag

Broadcast on Radio Sheffield

Broadcast on Hallam FM

Broadcast on Rother FM

Handed in 1712 letters of objection on behalf of residents

Handed in a further 700+ letters of opposition        view letter of opposition

Held meeting with the Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive where agreements were reached        view report of meeting

Held several meetings with the Strategic Director and Strategic Policy Team Leader - RMBC

Identified many local Brownfield sites for building

Given a presentation to Dinnington Town Council to bring them up to date on the Greenbelt situation

Written to Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Written to Planning Minister Nick Boles urging him to assist with the development of Brownfield land

Written to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg asking him to clarify RMBC having to take Sheffield's overspill

Written to Dinnington Town Council and Anston Parish Councils asking them to organise a meeting with planners and the local community

Given a presentation to Anston Parish Council to bring them up to date on the Greenbelt situation

Written to the owners of the land off Wentworth Way asking them to consider selling the land to the group.

Given evidence to the Goverment Inspector's Hearing.

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