Beloved Ainsdale wildlife sanctuary facing One Vision Housing/Sefton Council – based extinction, but the fight goes on November 3rd, 2016 Pat Regan Latest News Shares Comments This week a test drilling/survey for proposed housing developments started in George Drive, Ainsdale. Residents that utilise the woodlands for recreational family purposes with their children have been fighting hard to save this lovely little green area. One passionate local campaigner stated: “It was 16 metres down before they hit clay at the North end of the site and 16.5 metres down at the South end.” Letters of complaint have been forwarded to the Council and a petition is available to sign. https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/save-ainsdale-s-george-drive-woodland/ Do you want to see concrete and steel all the way to Ormskirk or will you sign the petition to show Sefton Council and One Vision Housing (OVH) that enough is enough? Our countryside and its legally-protected wildlife deserves protection. Sefton Council and OVH officials cannot just destroy at will… Our declining UK countryside’s green spaces and wildlife need urgent help – will YOU join the fight today! Cllr Lynne Thompson has been assisting residents in meetings with OVH, about ecologically – destructive housing expansion plans and she will hopefully be presenting the petition when finalised. More… http://www.otsnews.co.uk/fight-to-save-woods-at-ainsdales-george-drive-continues/ Sefton’s ecological double standard message to our children Sefton Council and its partners make great efforts to promote themselves as some type of ecologically sound, ‘conservation – supportive’ body. https://www.sefton.gov.uk/around-sefton/coast-countryside/conservation.aspx However, what type of message does the proposed destruction of this beloved Ainsdale woodland tell the children of today, who are frequently asked to receive eco-awards for green initiatives in schools etc off the Council? Also see, Save Our Woods group… https://www.facebook.com/groups/1716095181991040/ Countryside Awareness... https://www.facebook.com/countrysideawareness/posts/677960739032964?theater Pat Regan © http://pat-regan.blogspot.co.uk/ Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!