Hendy Windfarm – Further News

Hendy Windfarm – Further News

On Friday 14th December CPRW B&R have issued to the courts in Cardiff an urgent claim for interim stay which, if successful, will require the developer to cease all work on site until the s288 challenge to the Minister’s decision is heard by the courts. We are hoping to have a decision on this by the middle of next week and we will advise as soon as we have news. Contravention of an order for interim relief is contempt of…

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HENDY WIND FARM DISGRACE

HENDY WIND FARM DISGRACE

CPRW Brecon and Radnor Branch: Communication to Membership As you are all well aware, and many of you have already generously contributed towards the fund for legal fees for this action, CPRW B&R served papers on 6 December on Welsh Government and Interested Parties for a Section 288 Review of the Minister, Lesley Griffiths’, incomprehensible decision to allow the Hendy Wind Farm development. As you are also well aware this challenge is being overtaken by events. The construction work at…

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Notorious Hendy Windfarm Decision Before the Welsh Assembly Tuesday 20th November

Notorious Hendy Windfarm Decision Before the Welsh Assembly Tuesday 20th November

Dear All, For urgent action! Please pass on this urgent message on, and don’t forget to write in yourself! Thank you. This just came to our attention last night: Lesley Giffiths’ decision to approve the Hendy Wind Farm is to be challenged by an amendment in Welsh Assembly Plenary session next Tuesday (20 November). This just underlines the importance of her decision to flout the Planning System and Local Democracy. See how you can help below. With National CPRW’s help,…

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Hendy Wind Farm – Minister’s Decision

Hendy Wind Farm – Minister’s Decision

Dear Member, Despite all our efforts, and your magnificent and generous support, Welsh Government Cabinet Minister for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has approved Hendy Wind Farm at Llandegley Rhos. In her decision released on 25/10/18, she has chosen to disagree with her appointed Planning Inspector, Hywel Wyn Jones, whose report following the March 2018 Public Inquiry was delivered on 11/5/18. In his carefully argued 115 page report, Planning Inspector Hywel Jones set out the urgent need for renewable energy…

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DOWN to EARTH DAY : A CPRW Public Symposium on the Well-being of Our Soil

DOWN to EARTH DAY : A CPRW Public Symposium on the Well-being of Our Soil

The Soil Beneath our Feet Yes, the answer does lie in the soil and if you’ve ever wondered what those answers are the Brecon & Radnor Branch of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales are hosting an inspiring day of talks and discussions on Saturday 3rd November at The Town Hall in Talgarth near Brecon from 10.00am to 4.00pm. A panel of expert scientists, farmers and conservationists will explore this important and complex subject chaired by Dr. John…

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CPRW Brecon & Radnor Branch Annual General Meeting 5th July 2018

CPRW Brecon & Radnor Branch Annual General Meeting 5th July 2018

Brecon and Radnor Branch 2018 Annual General Meeting 3pm Thursday 5th July 2018 Old Stable, Penyrheol Chapel, nr Llanigon AGENDA Chairman’s welcome and statement Apologies for absence Minutes of 2017 Annual General Meeting Matters arising from the minutes Chairman’s report Financial report and adoption of accounts. Treasurer Election of officers and committee members: Membership Secretary and Treasurer, Ann Payne would like to retire from the Committee at the next AGM but would like to hand over Treasurer duties at the…

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Update: Petition to Welsh Assembly to Control Environmental Impacts of Intensive Poultry Units

Update: Petition to Welsh Assembly to Control Environmental Impacts of Intensive Poultry Units

On 22nd May, our petition was handed in to the Welsh Assembly Petitions Committee, having attracted 4,567 signatures, mostly from Wales and neighbouring English border counties. We very much welcomed the help and support, both drafting the petition and collecting signatures, of a number of environmental NGOs. These included the Wildlife Trusts, in particular the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust, Plantlife, the Woodland Trust, Countryside Restoration Trust, Campaign for the Protection of Welsh Fisheries, the Angling Trust/Fish Legal among others as well…

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Garden Party – CPRW at 90

Garden Party – CPRW at 90

Brecon & Radnor Branch of Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales are celebrating CPRW at 90 with A Garden Party at Broadheath House Garden Presteigne LD8 2HG Courtesy of Steve and Andrea Jude Sunday May 13th 2018 3.00pm An Italianate Walled Garden Designed by Clough Williams-Ellis Celebration to be opened by Sir Roy Strong Entry £5 – to include tea Registered Charity No. 2398899 Our CPRW at 90 Garden Party is open to non-members too! Directions: 2 miles east…

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Hendy Appeal Inquiry, Fundraising Events and Llandegley Starlings

Hendy Appeal Inquiry, Fundraising Events and Llandegley Starlings

Hendy Appeal Inquiry The CPRW Brecon and Radnor evidence for the Hendy Appeal Inquiry was submitted on Tuesday 13th February to meet the midnight deadline. The branch evidence consists of a Proof of Evidence on impacts on landscape and heritage, prepared by Michelle Bolger, Landscape Consultant, and our evidence submissions on other matters. These include concerns regarding the developer’s case under the headings of ecology, ornithology (including the Llandegley starlings), hydrology, socio-economic issues and tourism, including outdoor tourism, local amenity,…

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Petition To Welsh Assembly For Better Regulation Of The Intensive Poultry Farming Industry In Wales

Petition To Welsh Assembly For Better Regulation Of The Intensive Poultry Farming Industry In Wales

CPRW Brecon & Radnor branch has made a petition to the Welsh Assembly Petitions Committee about better regulation of the Intensive Poultry Farming Industry in Wales to protect the environment for future generations. Please follow this link to see and SIGN THE PETITION. Petitioning the Assembly is one of the most direct ways in which members of the public can raise matters of concern or suggest new policies and different ways of doing things. If we can collect 5,000 signatures…

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