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£2,295raised of £9,500 target by 46 supporters

Weʼre raising £9,500 to challenge Cherwell District Council's planned development and Save Our Green Belt!

Yarnton & Begbroke, United Kingdom

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Can you help us prevent Oxford's sprawl?

Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign opposes Cherwell District Council's plans to delete areas from the Green Belt surrounding our villages in order to meet Oxford City's 'unmet housing need'.

Current proposals will irrevocably remove land from our Green Belt. This will adversely affect access to countryside and green space for all residents, both in Oxford and the surrounding villages; reduce mitigation against existing levels of pollution; increase traffic congestion; and damage wildlife habitats.

Surveys show that the great majority of residents, within and outside Oxford City, highly value the Green Belt and wish it to be preserved. This is in accord with the National Planning Policy Framework, which defines Green Belt as a permanent designation. We believe that no “exceptional circumstances” have been demonstrated by Cherwell District Council that might justify removing Green Belt land.

We have already raised £2,500 and we need to raise another £7,000 to successfully challenge the proposals, and we urgently need your support. Your donations will help us to:

- fund advice from planners, flood experts, and transport experts

- consult legal experts

- get the word out to all of our neighbours in the form of flyers, posters, and information sheets

This is our opportunity to over-turn these proposals and with your help we can succeed!

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  • Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign1 year ago
    Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign

    Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign

    1 year ago

    Thank you for responding to our call for funds to fight Cherwell`s development plans, and for the messages of support that have accompanied donations. We are over halfway to our target of £9,500 & have already been able to commission expert advice on stopping Cherwell District`s plans for 2,500 houses around Begbroke & Yarnton. We still need money to commission a report on increased flooding risks. Please continue to donate, either via Justgiving or email to ask about donating directly. Giles Lewis, Chair, BYG Campaign.

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Page last updated on: 2/11/2018 7:25 PM



  • Asim Simon

    Asim Simon

    Feb 11, 2018

    For the success of your endeavour


  • Anonymous


    Dec 7, 2017


  • Keith Nicholson

    Keith Nicholson

    Nov 14, 2017


  • amit mohindra

    amit mohindra

    Nov 8, 2017


  • Anonymous


    Oct 11, 2017

    Thank you for all your hard work on behalf of the residents of Begbroke and Yarnton


  • Mary Clarke

    Mary Clarke

    Oct 10, 2017

    Thank you for all your hard work.


  • Laura Atkin

    Laura Atkin

    Oct 10, 2017

    This cannot happen, we must do everything possible to stop any development on our greenbelt.Hope the donation helps.


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Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign

Yarnton & Begbroke, United Kingdom

The Begbroke & Yarnton Green Belt Campaign is a group of residents of the villages of Begbroke and Yarnton. We are campaigning against a large scale development proposed on our Green Belt.

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