Posted: 15/03/2014 at 18:10
I don't know the full details but its former home is no more and it needed re-homing.
Surveys are carried out before works are done but the presence of animals can be ignored if there's enough money about. (cynic)
Permission was applied for to extract gravel from the field next to us.. We have great crested newts. Water will be pumped out of the diggings and the site de-watered. This may well de-water our pond but permission was granted.