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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
Fire at Hooe Lake Quarry

Fire at Hooe Lake Quarry

19th Feb 2010. 3:45 A Fire Brigade was called to a tyre fire in Hooe Lake Quarry. The entire site was supposed to have been cleared some years ago by order of the department of the environment but evidently not. This is the third call out in as many weeks. Due to the danger from […]

April 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
What’s Happening to Radford Castle?

What’s Happening to Radford Castle?

Regarding Radford Castle: On the 28th Feb 2010 Robin Blythe-Lord  wrote to Vivien Pengelly, copy to Cllrs Mike Leaves, Ken Foster and David Holiday (Asset Management PCC), on behalf of Plym Valley Heritage Dear Vivien Pengelly On behalf of the members of Plym Valley Heritage I am writing to you express our concern over the […]

April 19, 2010 | By | 7 Replies More
News update on Boston’s Boatyard

News update on Boston’s Boatyard

The Old Wharf Residents’ Association (TOWRA) have informed us of the following Inquiry into first Planning application appeal – Boston’s Boatyard The information which we have now received is that the Inquiry will take place over 3 days i.e. March 2nd – March 4th 2010 inclusive. This is to be held at the Council Chambers […]

February 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
Planning Application Appeal – Boston’s Development

Planning Application Appeal – Boston’s Development

In December 2009 Geosa Ltd made an appeal to the Secretary of State for the Environment against the City Councils refusal of planning permission… A notice on the gate to the  boatyard advises that the date on which the Planning Inspectorate from Bristol will be hearing the evidence in a public meeting at the Council […]

January 15, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Radford Park to be handed back to the Council?

Radford Park to be handed back to the Council?

You may have read in the  Herald  (6th January 2010) that the Civic Society was passing the Radford Park Arboretum over to the City Council. “It looks like all our good work is going to come to an end, Mr Fenn said. Most of our members are in their late 70s or early 80s and […]

January 7, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Radford Historical Walk

Radford Historical Walk

Radford Historical Walk Saturday, 5th December at 13.00 Meet at the Beckly centre.  Unfortunately refreshments will not be available at the Beckley Centre on this occasion as they have a prior function. Kevin Warley – local historian and arboretum co-ordinator has kindly offered to hold a historic tour and walk of Radford Park   I […]

December 1, 2009 | By | 4 Replies More
Radford and Hooe Lake Preservation Association Dissolves

Radford and Hooe Lake Preservation Association Dissolves

Due to the problems in administration and the lack of a fully functioning committee, the Radford and Hooe Lake Preservation Association was regrettably dissolved by majority vote at the EGM on the 12th Nov 2009. More details will be published shortly. This website will aim to continue the good work carried out by RAHLPA and serve […]

November 13, 2009 | By | 2 Replies More
Boston’s development Bayly’s Road

Boston’s development Bayly’s Road

Whilst a second application has been put forward to Planning for merely 92 residential homes, we are still terribly concerned about the levels of traffic.   We would rather see far fewer, higher value (to achieve Mr Boston’s financial target), executive type homes.  This will certainly address the concerns regarding traffic and enhance the area generally.     […]

October 9, 2009 | By | Reply More
Radford Water Works

Radford Water Works

Erratic malodour problems continue to be blamed on high tides.   We are monitoring the situation and have a place in the queue for investment to investigate the matter further. If you have any questions or enquiries about South West Water’s sewerage services please call South West Water Customer Services on 0800 169 1144.  Further contact […]

October 9, 2009 | By | Reply More