Highways England is freewheeling to environmental failure if it neglects the protection of ancient woodland when designing the Lower Thames Crossing.
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Tennis star Johanna Konta has withdrawn her application to build in ancient woodland following pressure from the Woodland Trust.
Tennis star Johanna Konta could find herself at fault with new planning rules if she presses ahead with proposals to build in ancient woodland.
New planning rules have at last given ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.
Plans for thousands of houses in a Hampshire borough will cause irreparable damage to woods and wildlife says the Woodland Trust.
“Empty promises, missed opportunities and increased destruction” – Woodland Trust tells MPs HS2 must step up its game.
Loss of ancient woods and trees will hit new heights today unless a group of MPs orders HS2 Ltd to urgently upgrade its plans.
HS2 has launched plans for ‘an unprecedented green corridor’ stretching alongside the route of this destructive project. But the Woodland Trust believes the only thing unprecedented about it is the amount of ancient woodland the railway will destroy.