Take Action

This page lists any significant consultations or actions that people might wish to engage with:

OPEN CONSULTATIONS

NATIONAL

There are currently no national consultations we are aware of. Please contact us if you think there is one we should be promoting.

REGIONAL

There are no regional consultations we are aware of at the moment. Please contact us if you think there is one we should be promoting.

ROAD SCHEMES

Shrewsbury North West Relief Road - there is still time to object to the planning application for this highly damaging road scheme. More details on the Better Shrewsbury Transport (BeST)  or Road to Ruin Shropshire websites. The deadline has been extended until 7 May 2021.

A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet Road Improvement scheme - you can register as an Interested Party for the Examination for this huge 19km road scheme near St Neots, Cambs. According to the DCO planning application, the scheme will produce over 3 million extra tonnes of carbon. Registration closes 10 June 2021.

A47 North Tuddenham to Easton - the registration for the Examination (inquiry) for this scheme has now opened. This scheme is very important as it connects to the controversial Norwich Western Link (Wensum Link), and also will impact on the River Tudd and rare bat habitats. Registration closes 17 June 2021.

Please get in touch if you think there is a major consultation we should have listed here. Thanks.

ACTIONS and Petitions

Call for more rural buses - Please sign and share this CPRE petition calling for a reliable bus service for every community. They want to reduce social isolation and traffic, making travel possible to and from the countryside for those without a car.

Stop Highways England's wrecking ball - Please sign and share The Historical Railways Estate Group's petition to stop Highways England demolishing or infilling old railway bridges and tunnels many of which could be needed for re-opening railways or creating new walking and cycling routes. There's also another petition focussed on the Queensbury Tunnel in Yorkshire, one of the assets Highways England is determined to put out of action.

Stop the Silvertown Tunnel – if you live in London, please write to your local council, assembly members and MP calling on them to join the growing opposition to the tunnel. Stop the Silvertown Tunnel have drafted a letter which you can use and adapt to lobby the politicians with.

Stop the Red Route scheme in Flintshire (Wales) – please support this joint open letter to Ken Skates, the Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales, and to the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, opposing the proposed highly damaging 6 mile dual carriageway which would destroy wildlife sites and an award winning organic farm.

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