Following the delegation of new legislative powers to the Welsh Government, they have announced a range of proposed new Bills during the next few years which could affect the Welsh National Parks. Accordinly, the Friends are closely monitoring any new proposals and responding to them where appropriate as and when the consultation documents are launched. The Friends also respond to consultation documents from other bodies and local Planning Authorites. Whilst they generally do not interfere with individual planning applications, if considered to have a wider impact on the National Park as a whole, they may also consider lodging an objection. The Friends have also been working closely together with our three sister societies in Wales (AWNPS -the Alliance of Welsh National Park Societies) to submit joint responses on important Welsh Government consultations. If you wish to follow any of these responses, please click on the following links, as appropriate:- Friends object to Application for 5 times 2.5mw Wind Turbines (54m hub height 100m to blade tip)on land south of Valero Oil Refiner, Rhoscrowther, Pembrokeshire. To see the letter of objection click here.
To see the joint AWNPS response for the Williams Commission, follow link:-
Friends Joint Response (with CNP Cymru) to the Environment Bill Consultation To see this response click here.
Friends Register a Statement of Interest in Atlantic Array:-
The following statement of interest has been submitted as part of the registration of interest in this case. This is necessary to enable us to submit detailed comments and even to attend any hearings. We intend to keep an eye on things as they develop. There are,of course,other protected landscapes affected – Exmoor NPA, Gower AONB and North Devon AONB and of course Lundy Island.
Friends Object to Wind Turbine at Llanychaer:-
Friends object to Wind Turbine at St.Dogmaels:-
Friends Object to Wind Turbine at Mathry 1085:-
Friends Respond to Application for Two Wind Turbines at Lawrence Landfill:-
Friends Respond to Application for a Wind Turbine at Pontfaen in the Gwaun Valley. It should be noted that neither the Chairman nor the Treasurer (both of whom declared an interest being neighbours to the applicant) took any part in this response:-
Friends Respond to Pembrokeshire County Council to two Planning Applications each for a 79 meter wind turbine both at Pen y Banc, Castle Morris:-
Friends Respond to Pembrokeshire County Council to Planning Application for a 34 Meter turbine at Clegryn:-
White Paper on Sustainable Development Bill -A Sustainable Wales Better Choices for a Better Future:-
PCNPA PLANNING APPLICATION NP -Land adjacent to Binchurn Farm Low impact Development:-
N.B. On Appeal the Inspector, inter alia, agreed with the views expressed by the Friends and the appeal was rejected.
FPNP letter of objection to Boncath Wind Turbine Application:-
Community Consultation on Proposed South Hook CHPower Plant:-
FPNP Response to Pembrokeshire County Council 5 yr Single Integrated Plan:-
FPNP response to Non-domestic Permitted Development Rights:-
FPNP Joint Response with CNP to Consultation of Atlantic Array:-
FPNP additional response to New Natural Resource Body
FPNP Response to Active Travel (Wales) Bill:-
FPNP Response to Options for Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) in Welsh Waters:-
FPNP Response to the Sustainable Development Bill:-
FPNP Response to Green Paper – Sustaining a Living Wales:-
FPNP Response to Single Environment Body:-
FPNP Response to Planning for Sustainability – Presumption in Favour:-
FPNP Repsonse to Chapter 7 – Supporting the Economy:-
FPNP Response to Welsh Planning Bill – Planning System Wales:-