Tag: Radford Quarry

Nominate your local green space in Plymouth by 8th January 2016!

November 29, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
Nominate your local green space in Plymouth by 8th January 2016!

We’ve recently discovered that there is a new initiative called Local Green Space whereby local people can nominate areas they love like wildlife sites, for inclusion in the new Plymouth plan, and if accepted, they will be provided a higher level of protection from development. This would be a great opportunity to help save Radford […]

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Latest on Radford Quarry Appeal + Hooelake.org Presentation

February 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Latest on Radford Quarry Appeal + Hooelake.org Presentation

UPDATE 9th JUNE 2015: The Appeal against the initial refusal to build in Radford Quarry has been dismissed. The Inquiry sat for 8 days on 20-22 and 26-28 January and 30-31 March 2015. Summary of Decision: The appeal is dismissed.  SEE THE APPEAL DECISION HERE   This is one of the powerpoint presentations that we put […]

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Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

April 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Kate Humble on Radford Quarry – What a relief, and great news for wildlife!

Friend of hooelake.org Kate Humble has had a fairly frantic start to the year with two – almost back-to-back filming trips in Australia and lots of tearing up and down to Scotland for Lambing Live in between. Kate, who is familiar with the area, kindly took the time out to offer a few words and comments …

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Radford Quarry Housing Plans – Wain Homes

April 6, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Radford Quarry Housing Plans – Wain Homes

Just to recap on the latest: Plymouth City Council unanimously rejected the original planning application last year. Wainhomes appealed and we are now in the process of a public inquiry. The decision being made by the government inspectorate. Plymouth City Council have been vigorously defending their original decision. The appeal is now in recess and will […]

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Radford & Hooe Lake Brochure

April 5, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Radford & Hooe Lake Brochure

We have put together a Discovery brochure/poster for Radford Park & Hooe Lake, that cover a little of the history and the wildlife of the area, and highlights the reasons for keeping it in it’s natural state. To Raise awareness and help prevent this area from further building development please download the brochure, print it […]

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A Little Stonecrete history and the F.J.Moore Quarries Plymouth

April 2, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
A Little Stonecrete history and the F.J.Moore Quarries Plymouth

These are extracts from a book by Alec Wood who worked for F.J.Moore’s Stoncrete works at Pomphlett. He has written a number of books of his interesting life, his employment and times at Stonecrete, he worked for them prior to World War II as a trainee mould-maker and was later re-employed by them after the […]

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