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The Battle of Hatchfield Farm is won.

The Battle of Hatchfield Farm in Newmarket is over. Rachel Hood and her fellow campaigners have won. Lord (Teddy) Derby’s appeal was rejected by the Planning Inspector Ian McPherson and ratified by the Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

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Press Notice – Rachel Hood Chair of Save Historic Newmarket says cost of Derby Appeal shocking.

Press Release SHNAG (Save Historic Newmarket Action Group) May 31 2011 Chair of Save Historic Newmarket and President Elect of the Racehorse Owners Association, calls on Lord Derby to STOP STOP STOP his Planning Appeal. • It’s the Derby on Saturday … Continue reading

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Suffolk Punch

  9 June 2010 (photo Emma Berry) Lord Derby had wanted to build about 1,200 houses, a hotel, park and ride scheme and a retail park on a 160-acre site in Newmarket, Suffolk. But councillors voted against the plans at … Continue reading

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Derby loses Battle of Newmarket

At 7.15pm last night Forest Heath District Council voted unanimously to reject the Earl of Derby’s application to build more than a thousand houses at Hatchfield on the edge of Newmarket. The result of one of the most intense PR … Continue reading

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