News Archive for 2006

23 Dec 06 - A sideways look at Stansted Airport  Top 

Idiosyncratic novelist and social commentator, Will Self, writes in The Independent.

The Independent - Greetings from Stansted

29 Nov 06 - Uttlesford turns down BAA's plans  Top 

Uttlesford District Council decided unanimously to refuse BAA (British Airports Authority) permission to increase the number of flights on the existing runway to a maximum of 35 million passengers a year. BAA's managing director, Terry Morgan, promised that BAA would launch an immediate appeal and take the case to a public enquiry.

From the national press:
The Times - Stansted expansion fails to take off
The Guardian - In praise of ... Uttlesford District Council

29 Nov 06 - Inspector publishes provisional report on the Local Plan  Top 

The Planning Inspector, Ava Wood, published her conclusions in the draft East Herts Local Plan. This plan is the development blueprint for the district up to the year 2011.

Preliminary Conclusions: