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Dear Sir, it’s not my fault. The dog ate my homework.

With no construction yet, Tormead blames GBC for delays in the Urnfield development, ignoring its own failings.
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What if…how better community engagement delivers better development

Last week Tormead's Head sent the first email update of the new school year to parents, lamenting the "increasingly frustrating process" of the Urnfield development. We agree...
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Who’s looking out for Merrow’s badgers?

When you think of iconic British mammal species, you may well think of the badger. Distinctive, social animals with awesome digging capability, only the wild boar trumps...
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Guildford’s planners agree to quash own decisions on Urnfield

Last night we received written confirmation that Guildford Borough Council agrees with our assessment that the "deemed discharge" certificates issued to Tormead to enable the Urnfield development...
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Legal challenge of Urnfield decisions will hold planners and developers to account

The council's lack of transparency in its decision making on the Urnfield has resulted in what we believe are unlawful decisions that now need to be undone.
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Seeing up close what we stand to lose

Watching nature regularly on Merrow Downs shows what is at risk from the Urnfield floodlights
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Tormead is building their floodlit MUGA onsite after all

At the planning appeal hearing one of the arguments we made to demonstrate a lack of need for the Urnfield development was the fact that Tormead already...
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Why the beech tree victory should encourage us

Residents, councillors and GBC officers were quickly mobilised and this victory showed that there is huge and widespread support for our natural environment.
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Could you “maximise the opportunities presented by the Urnfield”?

Tormead is looking for a new Director of Sport, and it is clear how they want to manage the Urnfield.
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This fight is bigger than us

Businesses need to be "nature positive" as well as working towards net zero and that applies to schools as well. After all, we are the ultimate customers.
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