Public meeting about proposed camp site

PROPOSAL FOR CAMPSITE AT HIGIL LEA – UPDATE

Members of Crowcombe Parish Council and representatives of Falcon Rural Housing met with the applicant to Freedom Camping Club in December 2016 to understand better his plans for the use of the field adjacent to Higil Lea.

These plans include the operation of a small exempted campsite on the field, as well as other activities.

At its ordinary meeting on 5th January, the Parish Council resolved to hold a meeting for parishioners on

Thursday 16th February 2017 at 7.30pm at The Crowcombe Hall

in order to outline the applicant’s plans in more detail, and to canvass the views of local residents before agreeing its response to Freedom Camping Club’s original letter of enquiry at the next ordinary Parish Council meeting on 2nd March.

Freedom Camping Club has agreed to defer any decision on the application in question until 31st March 2017.

 

Martin Smith

Chairman

Crowcombe Parish Council

 

22nd January 2017