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ADDED Tuesday 18th April 2017

"RESTLESS NATIVES"

BOOK DETAILS: Paperback cover; 291 A4 pages; 140 illustrations almost all in full colour, fully referenced. 100 copies only.

TO ORDER: By post, email or phone to Ian Cooke ian1937@btinternet.com (see link below for address etc)

PAYMENT: £20 per copy plus £4.95 2nd class postage.  Please make payment Ian Cooke.

LOCAL COLLECTION: from my home address by prior appointment.  Also from Lanyon Tea Room during open hours only http://www.lanyontearoom.co.uk/

For full details see HERE

 

AARHUS CONVENTION – ALLEGED NON-COMPLIANCE

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN UK ENVIRONMENTAL DECISION-MAKING

In mid-December 2016 an email was sent to the Environmental Law Foundation to which a reply has recently been received – with apologies for the late response. See attached file for the text of my original letter (apologies for its length!): The ELF response follows. CLICK HERE

 

ADDED Friday 20th January 2017

THE FUTURE OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

AFTER THE EU REFERENDUM

fundamental flaws — simply providing income support to farmers — recreational opportunities … are only temporary — sharp decrease in biodiversity with many species still declining — lack of resources to effectively monitor schemes — current agri-schemes in Cornwall are ineffective or have made no difference. Read HERE

 

ADDED Saturday 10th December 2016

NATIONAL TRUST OPPOSE MOORLAND PROTECTION

Expenditure on opposing SPM common land applications

The National Trust – Britain’s biggest landowner – went to great lengths to counter our arguments, even employing Burges Salmon, a high-powered firm of solicitors from Bristol which must have cost them thousands. Read HERE

 

ADDED Friday 2nd December 2016

TROUBLE AT THE MEN-AN-TOL

A file of recent correspondence between SPM and various agencies concerning potential damage and degrading by cattle of the monument and local footpaths. See HERE

 

ADDED Friday 23rd September 2016

SPM has recently made two Freedom of Information requests to Natural England: one concerns the HEATH Project and the other mostly Carnyorth Common. See HERE and also HERE

 

ADDED Thursday 24th August 2016

NELMS and BREXIT - WHAT IS GOING ON?

NELMS was the working title of the new environmental stewardship scheme Countryside Stewardship [CS] and is intended to replace current agri-environmental schemes [AES]. However the recent referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union – who supply most of the funding for these AES – has thrown the whole issue into doubt as to who will now pay for it.

But how exactly does CS impact on the West Penwith countryside? A recent request to Natural England for the location of any areas of local heathland that may be affected by CS elicited the response that there are two possible places. However, until applications are processed, these locations will not be made public. But what exactly is CS intended to do?

Read the full file HERE