Friday, 12 March 2010

Nocton Dairies Ltd - meeting invite

Question and answer session

The following announcement has been published in the Parish Magazine - March 2010:

"Nocton Dairies Ltd

Nocton Dairies invite you to a question and answer session at Nocton Village Hall on Monday March 15th at 7pm.  If you have concerns, questions or are just interested in the project please come along.

For more information about the project, go to:

For planning information, go to:
Ref: 09/1040/FUL "

The meeting on the 15th March has been cancelled by the applicants.

An informal meeting for local residents was held by the applicants in Nocton Village Hall this afternoon (15th March). Many people attended for a lively debate of the issues concerning the village and surrounding area. The face-to-face aspect of the meeting was welcomed. There is a possibility of a further meeting for residents, to be arranged after the Countryfile programme has aired on 28th March, which will feature the planned development.

Please note there is also an Extraordinary Meeting of the Parish Council at 7.00pm (16th March) for local residents interested in discussing the Nocton Dairies application.


Rising prices, failing farms. The strange story of milk.

Do we need a Dairy Godmother?

'Best Practice' Guide on How to Plan for a New Dairy... it's all about good communication and talking to people!

'The State of Food and Agriculture'... an interesting presentation looking at the global impact.

Two examples of intensive dairy units - video clips:

This is a link to an article about one of the applicant's dairy farms. Although a much smaller operation, it gives you an idea of what to expect from Nocton Dairies Ltd on Nocton Heath:

Two rather worrying reports:

Interesting debate here:

National and Local Press:




Lincolnshire Echo

International Press


La Terra§ion=manchette&idArticle=7088

dd Magazine


Information on Anaerobic Digesters and Regulation:

More information on intensive dairy units:

Information on Regulation: (National Dairy Farm Assured Scheme) (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) (Noise, Odour and other Nuisances Regulation) (Environmental Regulations in the UK)

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