Monthly Archives: March 2021

Wildlife-friendly public spaces: progress but more urgency needed

In September 2019, after Surrey County Council had adopted a policy for improving biodiversity in open spaces, Green councillor Stephen McKenna formally proposed that Reigate & Banstead Borough Council should adopt similar measures. These are important particularly to benefit pollinators, which are in serious decline. His motion called for the timing and frequency of grass […]

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Redhill Aerodrome: hard runway allowed, but Green Cllr wins important condition

Residents living around Redhill Aerodrome – which sits between South Nutfield and Earlswood – have fought destructive development plans for decades. The threats have included a hard runway – which would allow an intensification of flying at this rural location, with more and larger planes and year-round flying, which is currently impossible on the grass […]

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