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Paul T10/03/2008 18:51:00
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Hi Mick

Fair enough, I hope that you contine to enjoy model building and sailing  and that your present water and club are all that you could hope them to be.



neil howard-pritchard12/03/2008 18:37:00
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received an email from our local newspaper editor this afternoon  stating that he is persuing the matter with Wyre Borough Council, but as yet they have not commented on his approach to them??? very interesting.Will keep you informed on any progress.
mick12/03/2008 19:35:00
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hiya neil

keep up the pressure all the best mick 

Paul T12/03/2008 20:43:00
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Hi Neil

Try checking out the councils long term planning strategy, whilst they might not admit to having a detailed strategy for planning, I have found in the past that all councils have such a document which plans the future buisness, industrial and housing growth, usually looking forward about 20 years.

These are public records but you might have to dig to find them.


neil howard-pritchard12/03/2008 21:05:00
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cheers Paul.I'll see what richard Hunt digs up but will also email him with these suggestions.neil.
Andy Hustler22/07/2008 01:09:00
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We in cardiff are quite lucky really as we have Roath park which is a popular boating lake and a great place for swans,ducks,geese etc but has a tendency to weed over.There is also a memorial to Robert Falcon Scott,scott of the antartic who sailed from cardiff into the frozen pages of history.Also we have cosmeston lakes and a short drive we also have Caerphilly Castle Moat and the lake at tredegar house,Also i am reliably informed that Newport Model Engineering Society have a lake that they are building or about to once they get their railway sorted out !!!!!
Mike Davidson06/10/2008 13:31:00
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Well, I've read the first post, and I am moved to put in my three pennyworth, Paul, the point that springs to my mind is that the closed lake is a lost amenity, the local councillors will not want to be associated with amenity snatching, I think your local councillor is the best bet for a first strike in the struggle to regain a lost amenity. Make your cries as public as possible like an open letter in the local rag to the councllor inviting a reply like "Come on, explain yourself "

 Go on Paul, we are right behind you

Paul T07/10/2008 19:14:00
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Hi Mike

I am afraid to say that in this modern world local amenities like a boating lake and a handful of model boaters don't amount to a great deal especially when the gravy train is rolling. 

In my experience politicians are like bankers, just in it for what they can get out of it.


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