Response to Local Plan

Join the fight to protect our local nature! Basingstoke and Deane is on the brink of major development, with 17,000 new houses planned over the next two decades. But amidst this growth, we must safeguard our precious biodiversity. The Local Plan must act as the blueprint for responsible development. It dictates where and how new constructions take shape and needs […]

Newsletter – February 2024

A big thank you to everyone who provided feedback on the first Natural Basingstoke Newsletter. My aim is to issue these (roughly) monthly and over time I hope that we can showcase the fantastic work that happens on sites around Basingstoke. At the point that I’m writing this more than half of you have returned your questionnaires. Aside from the […]

A New Conservation Group

We’re working with BDBC to launch a brand new conservation group for the Sherfield Park area! The Larches was recently felled, as it used to be ancient woodland, but was replanted as a timber crop in the 1940s. As part of a nationwide restoration scheme, we will be working towards restoring the Larches to its former glory as ancient woodland, […]