Below you can find details of all our press releases to date.
Garden Villages, are they all that they seem?
A West Country Bylines article on Garden Communities in general, and the greenwashing inherent in their proposals.
(NB – SGC is not a Garden Village.)
Campaigners urge caution
Our response to LVA’s press release, courtesy of the Frome Times
A plea to District Council
A write up of our appeal to MDC planning board.
Putting SGC on the map
Stop SGC and its supporters held a socially distanced protest on Saturday 24th April to
show Frome residents the sheer size and scale of this proposed mega site.
Is Frome about to become the least sustainable place in Somerset?
Stop SGC asks Frome residents to consider the devastating impact after learning of imminent plans to submit new proposals for the Selwood ‘Garden’ Community (SGC)
Notes to Editors
Stop SGC is a community-led organisation concerned that profit-motivated land financiers could shape the future of Frome without ever being asked to.
The fields of Little Keyford are full of wildlife with many important veteran trees and ancient hedgerows that must be preserved. Once lost they will be gone forever. SGC will be built at the expense of the local community and would change Frome forever.