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PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY TO ALL YOUR GROUPS AND CONTACTS IN UK INCLUDING ALL YOUR ‘NORTHAMPTONSHIRE’ CONTACTS AND ALL GREYHOUND DEVOTEES AND ALL ANTI-GREYHOUND RACING CAMPAIGNERS IN UK INCLUDING ALL WEBSITES, TWITTER, MYSPACE AND FACEBOOK FOR MAXIMUM PUBLICITY

“The future depends on what we do in the present”- Mahatma Gandhi

PROTECT OUR GREYHOUNDS FROM ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION. VOICES NEEDED AGAINST PROPOSED NEW GREYHOUND TRACK IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (UK)-PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW

URGENT- an opportunity to protest and attend a council meeting on the proposed construction of a greyhound race track at Towcester Racecourse, Northamptonshire (UK)- please help us to help the dogs, they need your voice. Please see full details below on how you can take action if you can attend this council meeting at 2.15pm on 23rd February 2012. Full details on where the meeting is to be held can be got from this contact number-Committee Admin, on (01327) 322043. Speakers must let the council know they will attend well before the date of meeting. Full details are below that we have received from South Northants Council.

Please email us here and let us know if you can attend the meeting.

Please forward this very important appeal to all your ‘Northamptonshire’ contacts so they may attend the meeting. Greyhound rescues and those involved in greyhound rescue and campaign work please try to attend and be the greyhounds voice as they have none of their own!

Those of you that cannot attend the meeting please email here – and register your polite protest.

Please quote application number – S/2011/1219/MAF

Thousands of emails are needed from people all over the world to stop this track from going ahead. Please include these websites for the council to view on the appalling plight of the racing greyhound –

http://www.grey2kusa.org/
www.greytexploitations.com

Many greyhounds will inevitably suffer and die as a result of this new track going ahead and we must stop it before it starts.

Every voice counts in the battle against animal abuse

Please remember to keep all correspondence polite

Many thanks for your support

Greyhound Crusaders/SWAP team UK

MESSAGE FROM SOUTH NORTHANTS COUNCIL

Dear Sir/Madam

Town and Country Planning Act 1990
Notification of opportunity to attend Development Control Committee

Application No.: S/2011/1219/MAF

Proposal: Construction of a greyhound race track & associated infrastructure

Location: Towcester Racecourse London Road Towcester, Northamptonshire

The above application will be considered by the Development Control Committee which starts at 2.15pm on 23 February 2012 when any representations already made will be taken into consideration. My recommendation is for Approval of Full Planning Permission.

The Council has introduced a policy to allow speaking in accordance with the enclosed leaflet. You can view the leaflet by using the link below if you have received this letter electronically:
Meeting on planning applications

You should not feel obliged to address the Committee but if you wish to do so you must contact Committee Admin, on (01327) 322043, from 9am on the previous Wednesday, eight days before the committee meeting and no later than 12 noon two days before the committee meeting, in order to register your intention to speak.

Any queries relating to the above application and committee report should be directed to the case officer, Maria Philpott on 01327 322261. The committee report will be available for viewing 8 days before the committee meeting. You can view the report at South Northants Council or using the link below and selecting the appropriate committee date.

View Report

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