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How our only footpath came under threat in 2002

the soldiers are gone but the tank tracks remain

2002 - August 7

A Durham County Council spokesman said: 'We have consulted residents (about the development).  About 100 people attended the presentation.  We put on a display, there was a 3D image of the site and we took on board all the comments from residents'. (169, 176) Northern Echo, 9 August 2002

2002 - August 7

The 'chairman of the development committee and ward member for Stainton Grove … said: 'There has not been any consultation with the people of Stainton Grove, which was promised by the county council'. (200) Darlington & Stockton Times, August 9 2002

2002 - August 7

A report to the development control (south) committee of

Teesdale District Council stated that  'no public rights of way cross the application site'. (25)

2002 - August 28

The development control (south) committee of Teesdale District Council recommended that Durham County Council refuse planning permission for the development. (97)

Later, the chief executive of Teesdale District Council said that the decision to lease the site to Durham County Council had already been made. (178) Teesdale Mercury, 4 September 2002                                                     

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'There has not been any consultation with the people of Stainton Grove, which was promised by

Durham County Council' - a Teesdale District Councillor. (81) Darlington & Stockton Times, August 9 2002

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Our heritage is who we are today; we are the only ones who can protect it.

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The law locks up the man or woman,
Who steals the goose from off the common,
But leaves the greater villain loose,
Who steals the common from the goose.

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