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Proposal to build 225 houses in Hooe Quarry

March 19, 2011 | By | 13 Replies More
Proposal to build 225 houses in Hooe Quarry

Barratt Homes will shortly be applying for planning permission to build approximately 225 houses (original 300) in Hooe Quarry off Barton Road. This development will be situated in Hooe Quarry just across the water from The Old Wharf estate. Each affordable home will have two allocated car parking spaces within each property, plus 10 percent extra parking for visitors. There will be no parking on Barton Road. The land is currently owned by Hooelake Developments.

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Turnchapel, Hooe & Oreston neighbourhood development plan – Deadline 30th March!

March 16, 2011 | By | 10 Replies More
Turnchapel, Hooe & Oreston neighbourhood development plan – Deadline 30th March!

It’s time to get involved and have your say regarding a document on the Sustainable Neighbourhood Development Plan for Turnchapel, Hooe and Oreston. This document outlines Plymouth County Councils assesment of the area and plans for development. There is a deadline of the 30th March 2011 to have your say and comments on the proposals for the area. An important part of PCC Local Development Framework (LDF) is making sure that everyone has an opportunity to get involved. Part of the document relates to…

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Hooe Quarry Clearing Activity – Legality?

March 3, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Hooe Quarry Clearing Activity – Legality?

Are you aware of what has been happening in Hooe Quarry over the past week or so? We have been made aware of recent activity in Hooe Quarry that may be detrimental to the nesting bird population and illegal. It would appear that the owner of the site has contracted people to cut back the […]

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Boston’s Boatyard topographical survey

February 18, 2011 | By | Reply More
Boston’s Boatyard topographical survey

An email today confirms that Redrow Homes South West have completed a recent topographical survey “to review the feasibility of redeveloping the adjacent, former, Boston’s boatyard”.  Their surveyor was noticed in The Old Wharf a few days ago. The Senior Land Manager, Ben Leather for Redrow Homes South West, has agreed to contact our Residents’ […]

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Hooe Lake Planning Study

February 1, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Hooe Lake Planning Study

The Planning Study from March 1993 highlights some important species of Flora & Fauna that can be found on Hooe & Radford Lake On the Eastern shore of Hooe Lake The limestone sea wall supports a good population of the locally-rare Sea Hard-grass and the Pointed Snail,- ‘Chochlicella acuta’. The south west-facing dry bank running […]

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Oreston and Pomphlett roundabout rush hour traffic.

January 7, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Oreston and Pomphlett roundabout rush hour traffic.

An ever increasing problem for drivers from Oreston, Radford, Plymstock and surrounding areas is the build up of traffic on to Pomphlett roundabout. The traffic situation at peak times has been bad for a long time now even prior to the workings of the East End Transport Scheme.  It will only be exacerbated further by […]

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Meeting Re: New housing development off Barton Road

December 13, 2010 | By | Reply More
Meeting Re: New housing development off Barton Road

There will be a further public consultation in January 2011 regarding the plans for the development off Barton Road at the western end of Hooe Lake. This will be held in the Watersports Centre at Mount Batten but as yet no date has been given. Pat Constable

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Howard Marina Latest

December 8, 2010 | By | Reply More
Howard Marina Latest

Further to the Howards Marina Development post from May 2010, a new planning application has been submitted to the Planning department which outlines changes to the original proposal. Full details about the proposal and responses from the ‘Environmental Agency’ , ‘Natural England’ and others etc.. can be found here

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Raw Sewage Flows in to Hooe Lake

December 8, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Raw Sewage Flows in to Hooe Lake

It was reported that on Friday 3rd  December that raw sewage was spilling out in to Hooe Lake. HOOE residents were horrified when they noticed raw sewage flowing into Hooe Lake yesterday morning. The tide was out, and they were disgusted to see toilet paper, faeces and condoms spilling into the tidal lake from a […]

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Radford Sewage Treatment Works Latest!

June 17, 2010 | By | 6 Replies More
Radford Sewage Treatment Works Latest!

Becky Moran the Communications Officer for South West Water states that they will be spending £23,000 in 2011/12 to assess the condition of the sewerage network in the Radford area of Plymouth and identify the effects of saline infiltration. When salt water enters the sewerage network it can cause unpleasant odours and damage mechanical equipment […]

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