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Hands Across the Valley!

A community engagement event to raise awareness of the park and our campaign to save it from development. 700 people attended, including local MPs, Councillors, Friends of the Earth and other environmental groups.

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OPINION: When honesty isn’t always the best policy?

OPINION: When honesty isn’t always the best policy: Highways England’s approach to delivering new road is so inconsistent and shambolic, it begs the question; has it actually been planned this way? In an era of fake news and alternative facts, should we be at all...

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Whose Road is it Anyway? Our meeting with Peel Ports

Representatives of Rimrose Valley Friends recently met with Patrick Walters (Chief Operating Officer) and Warren Marshall (Group Planning Director) of Peel Ports to discuss the proposed road through Rimrose Valley.  The purpose of the meeting was to explore whether...

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Rimrose Runners

An all-ability running club, Rimrose Runners was started by RVF trustee Sarah Edey and friend Sonia Knight. Training sessions including a Couch-to-5K programme are Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. To get involved, visit their FB Group here.

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The Clock’s Ticking: Highways England Timeline

As Highways England intends to press ahead with its plans to build the road and to stick to current timescales, we wanted to remind everyone of the dates it is working to. We feel that this approach pays absolutely no respect to the legal process, nor the public......

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Our Plans to Protest

As the time for demonstrations draws closer, we wanted to share some more details about this with you, prior to Highways England commencing their exploratory work on Rimrose Valley. Objectives Rimrose Valley Friends will be holding peaceful and legal protests against...

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