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‘Bullying’ council threaten 97-year-old woman who feeds birds in her back garden with £2,500 fine or court action to force her and her son out of their privately-owned home

A dispute over a 97-year-old woman feeding birds in her back garden has escalated with the ‘bullying’ council now threatening a £2,500 fine or even court action to force her and her son out of their privately-owned home. Retired music teacher Anne Seago enjoys the simple pleasure of watching from …

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What happened to England’s new ‘garden villages’? Seven years after the government trumpeted grand plans to build 48,000 homes in 14 areas…

Fourteen sites were identified across England as garden villages that would build up to a then-estimated 48,000 homes. The government-backed garden village initiative was announced by then-Chancellor, George Osbourne back in 2017 as a sign of their support for devolved, locally-led development, instead of coming from central government. These sites …

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Parking war in the Garden of England turns ‘NASTY’: Long-running battle between locals and school-run parents descends into ‘screaming’ threats of violence… and now they’re installing BOLLARDS

An unholy row has erupted in a usually tranquil corner of the Garden of England over the thorny issue of parking. Situated on an ancient road to the Kent coast, the bustling village of Wingham has a Norman church, three pubs, a traditional bakery, a friendly village shop and mobile …

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