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Still woodwatching at Stansted

It took ten years of campaigning and a change of Government before the plans which threatened 6 ancient woods on the outskirts of Stansted airport were finally put to bed.  The Coalition’s ‘Programme for Government’ stated there would be no … Continue reading

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BAA must sell Stansted – why do you need a new runway then?

The Competition Commission’s report into BAA’s ownership of multiple airports has concluded that BAA must sell Stansted, Gatwick and one of Edinburgh or Glasgow airports.  They have two years to sell off Stansted and interestingly the Commission has not insisted any … Continue reading

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Escaped tree heads to High Court

A tree which has escaped from Philipland Wood descended on London yesterday to support Stop Stansted Expansion’s High Court appeal against a Government decision to allow an increase in passenger numbers at Stansted. One of the trees spent the day … Continue reading

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The trees visit London

Watch the trees of Philipland Wood visit BAA’s headquarters in London and talk to commuters about the fate of their ancient woodland home if a second runway at Stansted went ahead: You can also watch a piece blogger Yemisi Blake … Continue reading

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The day the trees came to town…

Yesterday the people of London were given a chance to meet some escaped trees from ancient Philipland Wood, one of the woods threatened by BAA’s plans for a second runway at Stansted Airport. The trees started off the day outside … Continue reading

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