local protest at Nottinghamshire housing development

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Sharp Hill protest 1

21.05.2006
today local people showed their opposition to green belt development.

Sharphill woods in west Bridgford Nottingham is scheduled for 1200 houses to be built on the land around them, thanks to the local conservative council, who plan to make a packet out of the deal as does the land owner Mr Wells.

Sharp Hill protest 2

Today locals showed their opposition by holding hands across the hill as a symbolic show of opposition to the plans. despite the rain several hundred people turned out to show their opposition.

for more on the issue and for info on the protest camp that has been set up see previous reports

Woodland flowers 1
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Sharp Hill groupies
protest groupies