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Category: Planning issues

Loxley Valley development is refused at planning appeal

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust welcome the Planning Inspectorate’s decision this week to refuse the appeal made by Patrick Properties to build 300 houses at the former Loxley Works (Hepworth) site in the Loxley Valley.   Dr Nicola Rivers, who led the Trust’s response to the application said: “In 2020 we submitted a 21 page objection to […]

Bumblebee perched on a finger. Declaring a nature emergency for Sheffield will help protect more species

Success for the day of mass declaration of a Nature Emergency in Sheffield!

More than 1,000 individuals and 30 organisations joined together for a mass statement on Friday 21st May to declare a Nature Emergency for Sheffield. As a result of the campaign, on Friday’s declaration day, both Sheffield City Council’s new Labour and Green Party administration and Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Nature, Water, and Flooding, Sheffield Hallam MP Olivia Blake publicly said that they strongly support declaring a Nature Emergency in Sheffield.

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