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Latest Berewood Newsletter

The first edition of Berewood News is now available to view, featuring all the latest site updates, information on what’s going on behind the scenes, and future plans.   View Berewood News – Issue 01 April 2021   Hard copies have been delivered to residents on site. If you would like a hard copy, large print or high resolution version please contact berewood@graingerplc.co.uk
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Latest Planning Applications

An update on the latest planning applications submitted for Berewood: Community Nature Reserve – improving access and adding children’s play areas, allotments and dog agility areas Town Park – second phase including landscaping and Petanque courts Sports Pavilion – a state-of-the-art pavilion plus cricket pitch and parking To view all applications please visit www.winchester.gov.uk/planning and search for ‘Berewood’
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Common Toad Crossings

Every year in early Spring common toads migrate across the site from the woodlands where they live most of the year, to find ponds and drainage ditches where they can breed safely. As they are so keen to get down to business they take the most direct route possible, which just happens to be the main road across the front of the site. There can be over 1000 toads waddling across Berewood at this time of year, with hundreds crossing the roads at any one time. Sadly it’s estimated across the UK 20 tonnes of toads are killed on the
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Mayoral visit to Berewood

We were delighted to welcome both Cllr Patrick Cunningham, Mayor of Winchester, and Cllr Prad Bains, Mayor of Havant, to Berewood for a socially distanced site visit last month. On 28th September the Mayors visited both the Berewood and Wellington Park developments, which together form the Parish of Newlands. They were shown the future plans for Berewood and all the great features that make this such a wonderful place to live. “I was impressed with the emphasis on the environment and nature and the steps being put in place to ensure that the site is a sustainable one” Cllr Prad
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Hampshire Residents Forum

Hampshire County Council is inviting residents to share their perspectives to help shape local services. At a time of unprecedented change and new challenges, it is more important than ever for the County Council to stay in touch with the views of local residents. The Council are recruiting a diverse group of people over the age of 18 who would like to share their views on council services and the local area to inform future decisions. To find out more, please visit the Hampshire County Council website.
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Newlands Parish Profile

Community team members from Winchester City Council, Havant Borough Council, Newlands Parish Council and Grainger Plc have come together to start work on a Community Plan for Berewood and Wellington Park developments. Both areas are covered by Newlands Parish Council, and as part of the process a Parish Profile has been created, containing a wide range of information about the area. This profile will be regularly updated as the developments and local area evolve, and will help to guide and shape the Community Plan. The steering group will be looking to engage with residents on the plan so that they
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Nature Reserve application submitted

An application to create a community nature reserve at Berewood has been submitted to Winchester City Council’s planning team. Part of the 250 acres of green space across the site, the nature reserve will run along the western edge of the development and include children’s play areas, a dog agility area, and many ecological improvements. The application also includes the southern allotments, one of two allotment sites on the development, which will be for resident use and managed by Newlands Parish Council. You can read the full application details on the Winchester Planning Portal  
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