I Admire Your Spirit, But So Few Signatures

MR Woollard, at the time of writing, you have 265 signatures on your petition. This is fewer than another petition to restore flowers to Loughborough s roundabouts! While one admires your spirit, 40,000 people pass through Wicken Fen s visitor centre eac

MR Woollard, at the time of writing, you have 265 signatures on your petition. This is fewer than another petition to restore flowers to Loughborough's roundabouts! While one admires your spirit, 40,000 people pass through Wicken Fen's visitor centre each year, with thousands more enjoying the adjacent open access Trust fenland. The expansion will allow thousands more to enjoy vast new tracts of managed wild fen for years to come. I respect your profession, Mr Woollard, which is why I pity the futility of your stance. The NT's vision will make no difference whatsoever to the UK's ability to feed itself. But it will revive a very important natural habitat, and then protect it from development for future generations, long after you and I have hung up our boots. So I say again, come to your senses. You can't beat 'em, so join 'em.

BEN GIBBS

Ely

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