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Return of the Wind Turbines – New Threat!

Mabrake and others have successfully lobbied to stop the installation of new On-Shore Wind Turbines. However a new threat is growing. Powerful energy companies and investment  groups are pressing the government and opposition parties to allow many new Turbines to … Continue reading

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AONB Boundary consultation – MABRAKE leaflet

Some of you will have received a leaflet asking you to respond to a Tamar Valley AONB consultation document concerning possible changes to the current AONB boundaries. We have been asked to make clear that this leaflet is from MABRAKE and not … Continue reading

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AONB extension – we need your help

As we outlined in our post of April 2018 Mabrake have proposed an extension to the Tamar Valley AONB to give our area more protection against inappropriate development. This extension would apply to the area between Lifton, Lydford and Lamerton … Continue reading

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MABRAKE makes AONB proposal to protect our local landscape

As many of you are aware, MABRAKE campaigns for the protection of our lovely West Devon landscape. We fight against inappropriate developments like wind turbines, large solar panel arrays, over development, and tree protection amongst other things. Some time ago, … Continue reading

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Concern over unsuitable barn conversions.

Class ‘Q’ Permitted Development In 2014 an amendment was quietly made to rural planning rules by the Government to allow old unused barns on farms to be converted to dwellings. Whilst historically there has always been a steady trickle of … Continue reading

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