Skip to comments.Couple's appeal to live on alpaca farm near North Nibley is dismissed (U.K.)
Posted on 08/08/2012 4:36:09 AM PDT by The Working Man
A COUPLE who had dreamed of farming alpacas near North Nibley have been told they have nine months to find somewhere else to live.
Emma and Rodney Bird, of Bird Farm Stancombe, have had their dreams shattered after their appeal against Stroud District Councils decision to refuse them permission to live on their alpaca farm failed.
The couples second appeal against an enforcement notice issued by the district council for placing a caravan on site without planning permission was also unsuccessful.
Mrs Bird said: "It has been a bitter blow for us to lose our appeal to live onsite with our alpacas at Bird Farm.
"It seems some local pressure based on preconceived ideas of our intentions, and a wish not to set a precedent, has clouded a proper assessment of our low impact business which is showing great potential.
(Excerpt) Read more at gazetteseries.co.uk ...
"The use of alpacas as a means to get erroneous permissions for dwellings in the countryside is well known to the planning fraternity and recent decisions have closed the door, and bolted it, against these abuses.
"The exceptions for rural workers were designed to assist genuine farmers to feed the nation."
What I see from my place here in Kentucky is that the Government of the U.K. Does not want it's subjects to have the ability to live outside of the cities and towns they control with the use of tools like the massive CCTV network there.
So... How long before these same measures are used against us? I'm not really sure, but I can see that we are already on that road.
there is no real surpise here, socialist England has always centrally planned where they are permitted to live. I guess it comes with it all having been the king’s land at one time, now it all is the government’s land.
We are getting there if we dont get rid of the would-be-king in the next election.
The plan is to get everyone huddled in government projects. It's much easier to observe and control them that way.
Just damn! It must really suck to live in the Soviet Kingdom of England. It is no wonder I meet a fair number of English immigrants in Texas.