I’m in a state of confusion that they poured so much money into the preliminary stages of convincing the locals, (or in this case severely failing to convince the locals) and now nothing seems to be happening. They wanted to put their planning application in in December, get permission this year and start the building process, but it’s now the end of January and I can’t find any application online and I haven’t heard anything from other sources.
I’m concerned that they wouldn’t give up this easily after putting up such a fight, and spending money in such a confident manner. I’m concerned that they may be trying to get around this fight in some way, thinking of a better way to go about getting permission.
Where are they? Has anyone heard anything?
Candy the Springer on Hedon Aerodrome
I hope everyone has had a good Christmas and New Year, but unfortunately it is now 2017, the year the would-be developers intend to get permission to stain the little towns of Hedon and Preston. I thought I’d start off the year with a serious cause for concern.
We all knew that increased traffic would lead to annoying noise, danger for cyclists and those walking to the sports or dance centre, danger for local wildlife, increased pollution in the area and a high probability of complete gridlock during rush hour. Now it seems the traffic may also have an effect on our minds.
This week news channels reported that those who live near busy roads are more likely to suffer with dementia, based on recent studies. It has been considered that noise and air pollution are to blame, which means it makes all the more sense for lovely market towns to remain as they are, free from the trials of the cities.
Read the full article here – BBC News Article
Some of you may also remember that YEP representatives said they were going to try and put forward their planning application in December. I’ve found no news of this so far, but if anyone hears anything please spread the news around.
In the meantime, please go to our ‘Take Action’ page and download a poster to print out and display in your window or car.
The picture below shows the current road (courtesy of Google), and the plans for the new road which includes a new large junction in very close proximity to the others either side of it.