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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 12 Jun 2019, 22:51 
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Planning permission for the new ground has been refused this evening by Stroud District Council - Vince has said he doesn’t know if he’ll appeal as he’s not sure he wants to waste a year doing it - could this be the beginning of the end?


Hopefully


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 12 Jun 2019, 22:53 
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Mr Wendal wrote:
Si Robin wrote:
Planning permission for the new ground has been refused this evening by Stroud District Council - Vince has said he doesn’t know if he’ll appeal as he’s not sure he wants to waste a year doing it - could this be the beginning of the end?


Hopefully


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
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It certainly sounds like if he doesn’t get his way he’ll walk away

I’d hate to be FGR ‘fan’. Well done baker and co for sustainable development


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..imagine this would have been a head in hands moment for Dale last night.

Cllr Lydon asks if wooden design of the stadium is safe or a fire risk. Development manager John Longmuir says it's technically viable to meet fire regulations


"Technically viable"-----oh that's all right then.


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Not a single mention of it on the FGR website or Twitter feed.


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 Post Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 09:41 
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Bob Hunt wasn't impressed-

Well, that’s a positive decision ! Be careful what you wish for Eastington.
Ridiculous!


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I just can’t get my head around dale Vince , head of an eco company, campaigning relentlessly to build on Green belt and encourage people who support their team to travel by car. It is the most bizarre anti-PR stunt ever


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paperboy wrote:
Bob Hunt wasn't impressed-

Well, that’s a positive decision ! Be careful what you wish for Eastington.
Ridiculous!


My understanding that Eastington's wishes were for it to be left alone. Bob Hunt comes across like some sort of mafioso there.


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Plant it up with hemp or grass for biomass for sustainable developement.


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 Post Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 10:33 
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Ben3 wrote:
I just can’t get my head around dale Vince , head of an eco company, campaigning relentlessly to build on Green belt and encourage people who support their team to travel by car. It is the most bizarre anti-PR stunt ever

But he will be appealing,well at least to his sycophantic followers` Hunt`s et al.?


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 19:38 
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I'm content the decision has gone the way it has. The new ground isn't needed and Forest Green Rovers belong in Nailsworth, not Eastington.


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King giraffe iii wrote:
I'm content the decision has gone the way it has. The new ground isn't needed and Forest Green Rovers belong in Nailsworth, not Eastington.


I agree. Keep Forest Green in Forest Green. We are what we are, a small town club and if that isn't good enough for Vince or Ecotricity's grand ambitions then he can buy another club. We are supposed to be a community club primarily for the people of Nailsworth, not an advertising vehicle for a corporate entity to push it's product and ethos from next to a motorway to a national and international audience ffs.

Notice Vince seems to be blocking fans who don't want this move on twitter. Why are fans with genuine concerns about this always ignored?


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 14 Jun 2019, 06:14 
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There is an interesting philosophical question about the after life - if a new heaven and a new earth are created, and I have a new body - what does that benefit me now? It’ll be a new person in a new environment, so little old Ben3 won’t be the beneficiary. I could live a good life to support a new version of myself living in paradise, but as it won’t be ME, whats the point?

Applicable to football clubs. If ecotricity fc win the champions league, what benefit to FGR supporters? It’s a different club in a different place with a different kit and different players.

As I said, I’d hate to be a FGR ‘fan’ now


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 14 Jun 2019, 08:34 
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Chris FGR wrote:
King giraffe iii wrote:
I'm content the decision has gone the way it has. The new ground isn't needed and Forest Green Rovers belong in Nailsworth, not Eastington.


I agree. Keep Forest Green in Forest Green. We are what we are, a small town club and if that isn't good enough for Vince or Ecotricity's grand ambitions then he can buy another club. We are supposed to be a community club primarily for the people of Nailsworth, not an advertising vehicle for a corporate entity to push it's product and ethos from next to a motorway to a national and international audience ffs.

Notice Vince seems to be blocking fans who don't want this move on twitter. Why are fans with genuine concerns about this always ignored?


But Dale said you're all devastated by this news - it's not like him to tell a fib...


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Nice to see FGR fans not mincing their words


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Ben3 wrote:
There is an interesting philosophical question about the after life - if a new heaven and a new earth are created, and I have a new body - what does that benefit me now? It’ll be a new person in a new environment, so little old Ben3 won’t be the beneficiary. I could live a good life to support a new version of myself living in paradise, but as it won’t be ME, whats the point?


Triggers broom.


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Ben3 wrote:
if a new heaven and a new earth are created, and I have a new body - what does that benefit me now? It’ll be a new person in a new environment, so little old Ben3 won’t be the beneficiary.


At least your new Nest handle won't take much thinking about.


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Shade wrote:

Triggers broom.


Lovely jubbly. :) :)


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 14 Jun 2019, 15:13 
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...Dale is going to give the council a chance to come to their senses.:-)


https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/n ... st-2979546


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How odd. I thought the rules in the uk in 2019 meant that once a vote had been passed it could never ever ever be revisited :lol:

I think the problem he’s got is that people simply don’t want it. He’s making out it’s removed councillors versus the people, but in reality it’s the people, represented by local democracy, versus him.


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paperboy wrote:
...Dale is going to give the council a chance to come to their senses.:-)


https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/n ... st-2979546


He's going to give them a second chance to not be ridiculous lol

Maybe someone needs to suggest he be a bit humble or they'll laugh him out again


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The decision can be appealed, or the design changed and resubmitted. The planning authority are at liberty to refuse a resubmission if the changes are deemed to be not material.
For what it's worth, I do ply fail to see how a 5000 seater stadium caters for Vince's stated ambition of championship football, nor how it is anymore environmentally friendly then the current stadium if the primary method of access is a car.
Finally, if I were on the planning authority I'd be digging deep into the "technical viability" of the safety of a wooden stadium.


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 Post subject: Re: Forest Green - one last thread for 2019
 Post Posted: 14 Jun 2019, 20:09 
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Chris FGR wrote:
King giraffe iii wrote:
I'm content the decision has gone the way it has. The new ground isn't needed and Forest Green Rovers belong in Nailsworth, not Eastington.


I agree. Keep Forest Green in Forest Green. We are what we are, a small town club and if that isn't good enough for Vince or Ecotricity's grand ambitions then he can buy another club. We are supposed to be a community club primarily for the people of Nailsworth, not an advertising vehicle for a corporate entity to push it's product and ethos from next to a motorway to a national and international audience ffs.

Notice Vince seems to be blocking fans who don't want this move on twitter. Why are fans with genuine concerns about this always ignored?

I for one look forward to once again watching the" Real Forest Green "should Ego-tricity decide to find another publicity vehicle.
How about that name for the revived club "REAL FOREST GREEN".


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