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Notification under the Section 38 of the commons Act.

PUBLISHED: 09:41 10 October 2018

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Thetford Town Council are proposing a number of measures to prevent illegal encampments and vehicles accessing the commons.

Notification under the Section 38 of the commons Act.

Thetford Town Council are proposing a number of measures to prevent illegal encampments and vehicles accessing the commons. They Council are proposing the following:-

BARNHAM CROSS AND MELFORD COMMON

Thetford Town Council has applied to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for consent under section 38 of the Commons Act 2006/section 23(2) to carry out restricted works on Barnham Cross and Melford Common. The Planning Inspectorate will decide the application on behalf of the Secretary of State.

The proposed works are:

• Resurfacing, mounding and ditching of the large Barnham Cross Carpark as well as the installation of bollards and barriers to prevent unauthorised caravan and lorry access.

• Resurfacing, mounding and ditching of the medium sized Barnham Cross Carpark as well as the installation of bollards and barriers to prevent unauthorised caravan and lorry access.

• Installation of a gate to prevent vehicle access at the small carpark on Barnham Cross Common.

• Mounding and ditching at Melford Common as well as the installation of bollards and barriers to prevent unauthorised caravan and lorry access.

A copy of the application form and accompanying documents can be inspected at King’s House, Kings Street 1P24 2AT during normal office hours until November 12th. A copy of the application form and accompanying documents may be obtained by writing to The town council address above. Any representations should be sent in writing ON or BEFORE that date to The Planning Inspectorate, Commons Team at 3F Temple Quay House, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN or commonlandcasework@pins.gsi.gov. uk. Representations sent to The Planning Inspectorate cannot be treated as confidential. They will be copied to the applicant and possibly to other interested parties.

For information about how The Planning Inspectorate processes personal information please see the Common Land Privacy Policy at https://www.gov.uk/government/ publications/common-landguidance-sheet-13-privacy-policy Tina Cunnell Thetford Town Council 4.10. 2018

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