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October 17, 2019

After three years of campaigning against Cherwell District Council's Plan to swamp our villages and trash Oxford's northerly Green Belt with 4,400 new houses, some things can still surprise me.

August 25, 2018

The Planning Inspector will conduct a preliminary hearing into two key issues relating to the proposed revision of the Cherwell Local Plan on 28 Sept 2018, namely the soundness of the means by which Cherwell were apportioned 4,400 houses, and the soundness of exception...

February 28, 2018

On Monday 26 February, after a packed three hour session, Cherwell District Council voted in favour of the controversial Partial Review of their 2015 Adopted Local Plan. The Partial Review seeks to build 4,400 houses to meet an alleged unmet housing need of Oxford City...

January 7, 2018

BYG calls on Cherwell District councillors to ensure the proposed revisions to the Local Plan are withdrawn on the basis that the plan is clearly legally non-compliant and unsound.

January 4, 2018

The response of the Begbroke and Yarnton Green Belt (BYG) Campaign to the Cherwell District Council Local Plan 2011-2031 (Part 1) Partial Review comprises four documents, prepared by Richard Buxton Environmental & Public Law.

October 10, 2017

Cherwell District Council's plan to develop Green Belt land north of Oxford is unsound and unlawful, says Chairman of the Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign (BYG)

September 23, 2017

Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign (BYG) report back from the public meeting in Kidlington on 21 Sept at which the leader of Cherwell District Council tells us the only way we can engage successfully in the consultation process is to employ lawyers, or "lawyer...

September 17, 2017

We provide guidance on how to check your submission to the last Cherwell District Council consultation on the Partial Review of the Local Plan. Is you submission there? Is it summarised correctly? How did Cherwell DC change the plans in response to submissions?

August 25, 2017

Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt (BYG) campaign wish to raise a number of serious concerns about Oxford City Council’s proposed plans. The City Council’s single-minded pursuit of growth and expansion threatens adverse consequences for its own residents, and devastating ef...

August 4, 2017

4 August 2017 Begbroke and Yarnton Green Belt Campaign today welcomed the decision from Cherwell District Council to extend its public consultation on their controversial development plans to build nearly 4,000 houses on Green Belt land around the villages of Begbroke,...

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