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The Baughurst Society has a long history of working with the community to address, and where applicable, oppose planning applications in the area. Recent attempts to build 165 houses on land at the top of Bishopswoods Lane, a care home to the north of the golf course, bungalow on land south of Oak Cottage and 4 Gypsy plots in Violet Lane have all occupied our attention this year.

Although the application for 4  Gypsy plots in Violet Lane was rejected the developer has now gone to appeal. Click on the Planning/Violet Lane in the menu above for more information

There’s also an application for glamping pods/house in Browninghill Green click on Planning/Browninghill in the menu above for more information.

There is an April update on rural broadband, click on the menu above.

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2016 Roundup – Takes a look at our activities over the last year.

History – Copies of the Wolverton Echo from the early seventies provide an interesting typewriter based view of the recent past. ‘My Father Before Me’ biography of a thatcher who worked in the Baughurst area.

Membership – Provides a link for you to apply to be a member of the Baughurst Society

Planning – Planning applications currently impacting our area. Violet Lane and Browninghill Green are current concerns.

Rural Broadband – An update on where we are with finding a solution for high speed broadband in our area and provides a link for you to register your interest in rural broadband if you have not already done so.