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Help shape National Park land-use policy

This is an archived press release

Thursday 22 March 2007

22 March 2007

Help shape National Park land-use policy

Where is the best place to build new housing for local people in the Peak District National Park?

Where is the best place for tourism and recreation development?

Should domestic-scale wind turbines and solar panels be encouraged in a national park?

How much more quarrying should be permitted?

What is the best way to manage traffic in a national park?

Should industrial land be protected or released for housing?

The Peak District National Park planning service wants to know local people’s views on these vital issues and more, to help draw up new land-use policies for decades to come.

Residents and business owners can find out more at a series of public exhibitions across the National Park:

  • Thursday March 29 at Bamford Institute, 7 – 9pm
  • Thursday April 12 at Chapel en le Frith Town Hall, 7- 9pm
  • Monday April 16 at Bakewell Medway Centre, 7- 9pm
  • Wednesday April 18 at Dungworth Village Hall, 7 – 9pm
  • Tuesday April 24 at Parwich Village Hall, 7 – 9pm
  • Thursday May 10 at Warslow Village Hall, 7 – 9pm

Anyone unable to reach one of the venues by public or private transport, please ring Ian Fullilove on 01629 816374 at least seven days before the event.

This is an archived press release

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