"I was very interested in your recent post on corporate vandalism in Barnet. Like you, I was deeply shocked at the decision of Councillors regarding the new Hasmonean school. I just wanted to highlight that this is not a done deal - the London Mayor now has an opportunity to overrule the decision, but I am not sure if people are aware of this - it is really important that people contact him now to let him know how unhappy we are about the behaviour of the Council. The Green Belt destruction website http://www.green-belt-destruction-nw7.org.uk/how-to-object has an update, but could you put in another word for them on your blog - I only found out about it from the last time they did a guest post on your blog."To demonstrate how the campaign was co-ordinated by people outside Mill Hill, checkout this pin map. The red pins are objections to the plan, the green pins are messages of support. As you can see there was strong local opposiion, but people well outside the area and not affected were highly active.
Monday, 27 February 2017
Local residents fail in bid to protect the Green Belt
Last week, a well orchestrated planning application to build an extension to Hasmonean School in Page St on a large area of green belt land was passed by Barnet Council's planning committee. I received the following email.