View of open fields - Eastern Urban Development Extension
Open Quote

The hedgerows of West Manley Lane are afforded protection under the Hedgerow Regulations 1997... this importance relates to the botanical diversity of woody species and the association of protected and / or rare species of animals

Devon Wildlife Consultants Report 2009

Open Quote

Tiverton Grand Canal and its environs with its walking and cycling leisure opportunities is of great importance giving pleasure to locals and tourists as well as providing biodiversity and economic benefits for the local community

Devon Wildlife Consultants Report 2009

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Mesolithic core stone & two Neolithic/early Bronze Age arrowheads

By WMLCG - posted Oct 12th 2013 at 10:15AM

More prehistoric artifacts found in the West Manley Lane area. see Past and Present page Historical Interest section for photographs and details of Mesolithic core stone & two Neolithic/early Bronze Age arrowheads.


MDDC rejects Supplementary Planning Document

By WMLCG - posted Oct 10th 2013 at 5:00PM

At its cabinet meeting on the 3rd October 2013, Mid Devon District Council rejected the draft master plan of the EUE’s Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) after input from councillors, officers and members of the public.

The general...


Fungi of West Manley Lane

By WMLCG - posted Oct 7th 2013 at 3:00PM

Can you ID any of the fungi photographs on the gallery site all of the photographs were taken on the 6 Oct 13


The State of Nature Report 2013

By WMLCG - posted Jun 3rd 2013 at 11:45AM

See in Reports and Documents Section.

This report is based on data provided by 25 conservation groups and found that 60% of plant and animal species had declined in the past...


View the photographs of flooding in WMLCG area

By WMLCG - posted May 21st 2013 at 2:45PM

New pictures of flooding added to Gallery from 2007 - 2013.


Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - Exeter University study

By WMLCG - posted May 6th 2013 at 10:00AM

BBC – News website - 22 April 2013 Quoting an article in national press

Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - study                       

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First Swallows of 2013 and other nature news

By WMLCG - posted Apr 15th 2013 at 10:45AM

The first 5 swallows arrived in West Manley Lane on 14 April 2013 and a pair has returned to the same nest first...


EUE (Eastern Urban Extension) Update: Time for T.E.A

By WMLCG - posted Mar 29th 2013 at 10:00AM

The threat of development under the Eastern Urban Extension plan gets closer and land is being acquired north of Blundells Road ahead of plans and applications taking shape.

WMLCG has joined with other groups of concerned local residents to...


Britain’s Disappearing Wild Flowers

By WMLCG - posted Oct 28th 2012 at 10:15AM

Britain’s Disappearing Wild Flowers 

We hear a lot about animal extinctions, but what of our native wild flowers?

In the past 60years we have lost ten species: narrow-leaved cudweed, summer lady’s tresses, small bur...


See the lastest responses from interested parties regarding the Devon Waste Plan

By WMLCG - posted Sep 18th 2012 at 11:15AM

All of the responses received as part of the recent consultation are publicly available at...



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