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Jean Bailey

Posted: 12/03/2013 at 10:42

I still feel the same, ie that the council were too heavy handed.  Gardening Grandma actually ehcoes my feelings and has stated it more elonquently than I did.

Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 18:00

Well I think 'running to the papers' has done her a favour, as people are aware of the situation now and will be backing her up against the council jobsworths.  This is more than a planning dispute, and the sad fact about society today, is that people don't want to get involved and help others, especially those that are being treated unfairly.  Also in the article it mentions that the extra land was included in the sale!!

Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 17:43

Sorry to sat

ysotongeoff I do not agree with you.  We know planning laws are there for a reason, but in this case I feel they are going OTT.  In this case there has been no harm done and on the contrary there will be 'harm' done when it is returned to it's boggy state, plus the costs all round.  It is just a lot of jobsworth rubbish!!

Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 17:30

Yes, I will do that when I've worked out how to contact them personally (not had much luck so far).  But i have just googled Staffordshire ~County Council and there's a Contact Us to click on their website, which I did.  It brings up a normal page to e-mail on and I've said my piece to them, so go for it!!

 

Yes the local MP is also a good idea, but that;s up to her really eh?

Jean Bailey

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 17:14

I am trying to find out if anyone in the Gardening community is backing Jean Bailey who has been threatened with losing her beautiful garden that she has worked so hard on since her husband died. it is a haven for wildlife too.  But the council say part of it is on 'green belt' land and she has to remove it!!!  has anyone else out  there heard about this (it was in last Saturday's Daily Mail).  Surely Monty Don, Carol Klein, Alan Titchmarsh etc. could get behind her and save this garden.  Feedback appreciated.  thanks.

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