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What does the Joint Local Plan mean for us?

4th April 2017

 

The Draft Joint Local Plan (JLP) was issued early last month and a six-week formal con…

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DBDUC response to Deeply Flawed SHDRA Dormouse Survey

1st December 2016

Anyone who loves our wildlife will be incensed to read the report put forward by SDRHA’s consult…

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LAST CHANCE TO STOP THE DAMAGING SDRHA DEVELOPMENT AT BRIMHAY

23rd November 2016

SDRHA have resubmitted EXACXTLY THE SAME plans again for Brimhay- adding 3 additional reports to…

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What plans for Darlington? Brimhay - A Cautious Celebration

11th August 2016

What plans for our place?

So amidst all the summer holidays, did you manage to respond to the dra…

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Successful Brimhay Judicial Review victory gives hope to communities across the UK.

26th July 2016

After nearly two years of campaigning against the deeply unpopular redevelopment of Brimhay Bungalow…

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MAY DAY MAYDAY! Call to Action!
SDRHA’s destructive plans to bulldoze Brimhay Bungalows and redevelop the site goes to the Development Management Committee on WEDNESDAY 10th May – Yes, next Wednesday – at 10am Follaton House!
PLEASE COME IF YOU POSSIBLY CAN!
Councillors will take note of the number of objectors and YOUR prescence is vital to:-
Support Brimhay’s residents – some of whom have already received eviction letters.

Say NO to the loss of open space
Say NO the loss of wildlife habitats to dormice and five species of bats
OBJECT to the bungalows being replaced with 3 storey flats with no lift for social tenants whilst the rest of the site is sold off for market housing of up to 5 bedroom houses.

Encourage friends and neighbours to attend from 9.30am outside the council chamber, Follaton House.

About us: Something is changing in the state of Dartington – we hope!

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Welcome to the website of Don’t Bury Dartington Under Concrete, a campaign of local people standing up to a Dartington Hall Trust (DHT) which has been increasingly adrift from its founding values but we hope is finding them again!

After much hard work on the part of local people it appears that DHT are offering a sea change in their approach to the local community. DHT have made a firm commitment to the Neighborhood Plan – a vital part of any real community dialogue.

We came together in September 2014 when DHT submitted land for the development of up to 500 houses around our small, rural village.  We now see part of our on going function as continuing to monitor and encourage the changing development policies of DHT and ensure DHT adopt a more open approach to the local community. DBDUC continues to call for DHT to be genuinely ‘accountable’ and to work with us to create something wonderful in our village.

This website will continue to keep everyone up to date and provide a place to share and exchange ideas. It will offer suggestions on how you can help. You can also see our blog documenting our campaign to get DHT to live its values.  Please get involved, share your thoughts. It’s time to live the change.