Update: September 2021 Following the recent government reshuffle the Housing, Communities & Local Government Minister, Robert Jenrick MP has been replaced by Michael Gove. Why? It looks likely that the new planning proposals developed under Mr. Jenrick did for his immediate governmental career. They were not popular with many of us as they reduced the… Continue reading Planning for the Future
Many of you will be aware that work has now started on the Hill Close site. Land clearance and basic infrastructure work begun with large mounds of topsoil appearing across the area. Rough hardcore has been laid on an initial section of the access road. Further hedge removal work can also be seen where the… Continue reading Hill Close Development Starts
Walking is our natural way to get around. We are made for walking and running. Using it to get to school is a step in the right direction to a healthy lifestyle. It’s also pollution free and doesn’t cause congestion. We hear all the time about how overweight1 our children are and how important… Continue reading Can the children of Bunbury Walk or Cycle to school?
Have you been to Tarporley recently? I hadn’t been for a few weeks so it made a pleasant surprise to find a rash of 20 mph signs round the town. The High Street and many of the side roads and residential streets have speed limited to 20 mph. We have We have known… Continue reading Tarporley says 20’s plenty
This phrase ‘Active transport’ has recently made its appearance in certain government publication. It boils down to reference to walking and cycling, avoiding lifts where possible and replacing ‘sit-down’ transport by using our bodies to get about. These should be the normal way of getting about for our everyday needs. How do we make that a… Continue reading The Active Community or ‘the fit the brave and the desperate’
Like many other friends of Bunbury, I like to use the local shops. Coming from Wakes Meadow this involves a short journey, crossing roads about 4 times. To be fair on some occasions I don’t cross the road by the Chapel where the pavement runs out, but continue on the same side walking on… Continue reading 20’s Plenty for Bunbury