Photo-a-Day (Friday, 7th April, 2017)
Save our Greenbelt
Good photo, reminds me of David Stockwell and Auntie Peg. Mind you save our Greengrass would then have been more appropriate
I suspect plans to build new houses.
We need more houses, there is more and more demand.
I suspect that Howard intends to go on suspecting until someone begs him to stop suspecting.
Nice one Derek.
We don't need more houses... we need less people. Overpopulation is a curse.
Well said Tommy!
Sadly signs saying similar things are becoming more common nowadays. the destruction of the green belt is a national problem.
We see signs like this all over the place, but as always the developers and governments always get their way and build on themregardless of what the people want; if people really campaign against so much then it often results in violence and threats. If the government wanted to demolish your home tomorrow for a new road, against your wishes, they would get their wish.
I don't think we are over populated, that's a myth that's as bad as global warming (climate change). But I do think we are overcrowded, which is different to being overpopulated. I think the overcrowding is being done deliberately for a nefarious agenda, pushing people more and more out of rural areas and into densely crowded cities and towns.
The thing about greenbelt is once its gone, its gone. That isn't suspicion, it's fact. It should be established that there is no available brownbelt land available first. To be fair, that seems to be happening at the old Heinz site in Standish although no excuse for what's happening on Rectory Lane, Almond Brook etc. Criminal.
Who will buy the thousands of new houses which are planned for this area,there are already plenty of houses for sale,many folk can't get a mortgage due to not having a regular job,and £10,000 is probable the least deposit required for an old terraced house,and interest rates will rise sometime.
I agree with Standisher....use up Brownfield sites first but the problem there is builders dont want the expense & problems of cleaning the sites, much quicker & easier to rip up a greenfield.
Helen if I was buying one I wouldnt want to live on a brownfield site, I would want to live on a nice greenfield site
I suspect Howard could be right though.
There is also a question of jobs and bringing
investment into the area. Many lovely green
areas of my childhood have now been built on , either for housing or for industry. I just feel blessed that as I grew up as a child I could run into flowers not into bricks...
There's no problem with building on greenfield land Mick,it's building on greenbelt land which has always been protected,greenbelt land is to stop towns merging together.
Mick you like to ride your bike looking and enjoying the the greenbelt you may not be able to do that in the future if they keep building on it.
There is a definate difference between greenfilds and green belt the greenbelt in Kitt Green and Orrell The Bell is agricultural land and we own a section of it it is our livelihood and we want to keep it we arent like the other land owners that will sel their souls for a shilling we work hard as farmers and always will so hands off the Greenbelt
Utter rubbish!, Green belt , brown belt , does not apply to Wigan!, Are you all thick,?
We are secondary! The top of the hill is London, and the dribble of funds , we have to
Fight for , does not allow us to protect the
green fields you and I cherish , wake up!
Reminds me of a Star Wars AT-AT :)
Julie, you need to chill out, go have a sherry with your mate Garry.
Yes the greenbelt should be saved. So who will stand up and be counted and have your n--s cracked to promote your lower population idea, will it be you Tommy Forahaw ?? I will probably get a mouthful from some people, but how do you control a population expansion??
Having driven over the Yorkshire moors the area is so vast ,then i had a thought why not construct homes on the moors ,then you can house all the aliens, or migrants in the house's ,i think that would ease the problem.
Julie, you think a place like Wigan secondary..... Norfolk must be right down at the bottom of the list then!
Unfortunately Yorkshire moors are classed as an AONB ( area of natural beauty ) and much as I like Wigan and district, we don't fall into that category
Helen of Troy I love everything about Norfolk- God forbid they should use up the green fields about there .....especially around Walsingham!
Julie you are all entitled to your opinion but no as a wiganer i can honestly say NO we are not all thick
Gillian, not my point at all.
Helen, Norfolk , is gentry as you well know.
Bod , is that your best observation regarding Mick's picture? How sad. Get off the fence and have an opinion , good or bad , at least it's yours!, I write what I feel Bod. My current understanding is we live in an open and free democracy . I would want you also to feel the same.
I agree with Julie, she reminds me of me!!
She makes good valid points.
Julie I could go on for ever telling you why not all Norfolk is Gentry but it would take to long & bore everyone to tears !
Veronica....Walsingham is safe...for no
See Julie Garry is there for you again ,go have that sherry with him and chill, chill ,chill.