Protecting our green spaces

Here in Gedling, we live in a great spot between a historic city and rolling countryside. Our green spaces are precious and once they have been built on, they are gone forever.

Good-quality homes that people can actually afford are vital but we should not be bulldozing over our green spaces. We should be building on derelict or unused land instead.

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New streets to be lined with trees

The Government created the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission to advise the Government on how to promote and increase the use of high-quality design for new-build homes and neighbourhoods.

OPEN GREEN SPACE IN CARLTON PROTECTED

I first met Carlton residents to listen to their concerns about a planning application for a car wash, on land next to Inn For A Penny pub on Burton Road, back in June.

PROTECTING THE GREEN SPACES SURROUNDING GEDLING

Like the residents of Burton Joyce and Stoke Bardolph, I want to ensure that our beautiful green spaces surrounding Gedling are protected from housing. It is also important that any new housing is built on brownfield sites and the design of new houses match the surroundings.