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June 8, 2009
  • "WATER company Severn Trent has been told it cannot run a half-mile road through a city woodland beauty spot following major protests from residents.

    Birmingham’s planning committee agreed with residents, 73 of whom signed a petition against the scheme, that the destruction of a woodland spot could not be allowed for the sake of the occasional maintenance van."

    Single issue action works in this instance, could the networks formed by this (or similar) campaigns be harnessed for longer-term work?

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