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Serious concerns over dredging in Hooe Lake and the Plym Estuary

Serious concerns over dredging in Hooe Lake and the Plym Estuary

Hooe Lake and Plym (Heavy Metals in mud sediments) With recent proposals to dredge the Plym for a new marina – and any future plans for Hooe Lake – an important environmental issue is the accumulation of toxic sediments in the mud notably Mercury, Tributyltin Tin (TBT), arsenic and lead. These ‘Heavy Metals’ can be […]

June 2, 2010 | By | Reply More
Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure

Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure

Getting around during the Gdynia Way closure : Phase 1 of the East End Transport Scheme involves the closure of Elliott Road Bridge and Gdynia Way from June – October 2010.  See the link below for a leaflet explaining how residents living outside of the East End of Plymouth will get in and out of […]

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Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Radford Arboretum a Short Guide

Situated in what was the North Park of Radford House, Plymstock, home to the Harris family from Tudor times and later to their Bulleel successors, is one of Plymouth’s most beautiful parks where a fine Arboretum has been established. Due to the collapse of  the Harris Bank the house was sold in 1917 and sadly […]

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Vanished glories of Radford House

Vanished glories of Radford House

The following is the text from 55 year old news article from the Western Morning News December 3rd 1954… A tablet to mark the site of Radford House, one-time home of the great Devon family of Harris was unveiled at Plymstock yesterday afternoon. Radford, or Redford, so called, it is said, from the colour of […]

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Planning Officers Report & Conclusions for Bostons Development

Planning Officers Report & Conclusions for Bostons Development

The following is PCC officers report regarding the planning application 09/01060/OUT it discusses & raises reasons for and against the proposal but ultimately recommends refusal. It gives a good insight in to the proposal and covers some interesting points. AGENDA & OFFICERS REPORT Site Description The application site is a`C’ shaped piece of land approximately […]

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EGM Agenda 12th November 2009

EGM Agenda 12th November 2009

The Radford and Hooe Preservation Association Extraordinary General Meeting 12th November 2009 7pm St Johns Church Hall Hooe A copy of the previous EGM minutes to be available. Apologies: A word from the Chairman Recognition of contribution by the Committee Recent communications received by the Chairman. Review since last EGM Review of past 18 months Potential for the future Treasurers report Assets Disposal of assets (including cash) Election of Offices OR Dissolution

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Plymouth Sustainable Neighbourhood Study for Hooe, Turnchapel and Oreston

Plymouth Sustainable Neighbourhood Study for Hooe, Turnchapel and Oreston

Very little info on this document from the Plymouth.gov website and no date as to when it was produced but it is  relevant to the area. The neighbourhood of Hooe, Turnchapel and Oreston is 401 hectares in area, and is located in the south east sector of the city.  It is a coastal neighbourhood which […]

July 20, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Radford Community Planning Study

Radford Community Planning Study

An interesting planning study document that covers plans cheap nba jerseys and ideas for cheap jerseys the area from the year Presto 2000 right through to 2011 «???? can Distributor: be to found wholesale nfl jerseys by following the link below. There are some interesting questions and issues Hacked raised from with residents Kingfishers in […]

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