A year in the life of an oak

This beautiful film will remind everyone why signing the petition to save the Oakdown Oaks is so important to us and future generations. https://youtu.be/zdKYWiVy9FY

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Tree preservation order ignored

Dummer Parish Council sought protection for the Oakdown Oaks from Basingstoke Council by applying for Tree Preservation Orders on the trees. This request was not met. The Council said that if permission for the warehouses were granted the TPOs would not make any difference. SO MUCH FOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TREE

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news update April 10th 2021

Dear CAGE Supporter As you probably know by now, Wednesday evening’s meeting of Basingstoke Council’s Development Control Committee voted on the planning applications for the warehouses at Oakdown Farm. In line with the Planning Officers’ recommendations they REFUSED the outline application to develop the whole site with four warehouses by a

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Reasons why the warehouse applications should be refused – 29th March 2021

Briefing paper for Basingstoke councillors.Warehouse complex at Oakdown Farm Reasons for rejecting the proposed development (numbers in brackets refer to sections in the Appendix) 1. The scale of the proposed development would dwarf anything comparable in the area;despite this, it would generate relatively few jobs.The warehouse would be four times the

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NEWS UPDATE 8th MARCH 2021

DECISION-TIME? We now understand that the Development Control Committee of Basingstoke Council will be voting on whether or not to refuse planning permission to the warehouse developers on7th or 28th April. This means that there’s still time to write letters of objection, to share on Facebook posts to your friends and family

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