Tag Archives: green belt

Planning Appeal for the People

If you wish to stop your village being urbanized and your green belt encroached, then please do come to the Planning Appeal which is being held on 10th and 11th July at South Bucks District Council. The hearing starts at … Continue reading

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Top Secret: Gove is trying to fiddle Free School findings ….

Struggling free schools have been earmarked for special fast-track attention by the government because of the potential for serious political embarrassment for education secretary, Michael Gove, if they should fail, according to leaked documents seen by the Observer. Marked “Official … Continue reading

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No Evidence of Local Need …..

From yesterday’s Daily Telegraph: “A row has erupted in the heart of one of Britain’s wealthiest villages after local children were allocated places at a controversial Sikh school despite failing to name it on application forms. More than a dozen … Continue reading

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Thanks to the many Villagers who attended last night’s Meeting

Thanks to everyone who turned out to last night’s Village Meeting in the face of a SECOND planning application to install a permanent school at Pioneer House on Hollybush Hill. It is testament to the strength of feeling that so … Continue reading

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Where’s my reduction in Council Tax?

So, we don’t WANT a new school in South Buckinghamshire, and we certainly don’t NEED one. So, question to politicians: when can I expect my reduction in Council Tax? After all, Buckinghamshire County Council’s 2013-14 Revenue Budget shows the following … Continue reading

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Local MP Confirms no NEED for new school in South Bucks

Since South Bucks has conclusively demonstrated it doesn’t WANT a new school, and since want is not the same as need, I wrote to Mike Appleyard and Dominic Grieve MP to understand what the opinion of government officials is. I … Continue reading

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FOI – Original KSA Solicitor’s Letter and KSA follow-up Letter ….

Thanks to a FOI request a copy of the KSA letter sent via Templemans on 24th September …. Dear Sirs We are instructed by the parents of pupils attending (KSA) who have expressed concern with regard to signs which have … Continue reading

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What would Mr Mitchell say?

Last Thursday night I watched one of my favourite programmes – Educating Yorkshire. As Year 11 approached the end of their time at school and Musharif overcame his stammer to make a speech to his year group, the camera cut … Continue reading

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How DARE this Person tell us what’s going to happen to OUR Village?

A visit to the House of Commons last Wednesday gave a local resident the opportunity to talk to Fiona MacTaggart and ask questions. This is the relevant part of the conversation: Resident: Have you found a new building for KSA … Continue reading

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Lord Nash: A Promise made and the Local Democratic Mandate

Lord Nash’s e-mail address: ‘Nash.PS@education.gsi.gov.uk’ Dear Lord Nash As a concerned local resident I wish to draw your attention to the latest events at Stoke Poges. You will be aware that KSA recently handed in a alleged 14,000 signature letter … Continue reading

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