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Old Monday 6th February 2012, 15:33   #1
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Help save Penrhos nature reserve Holyhead

At the moment Anglesey Aluminum own the land and they have decided to sell the land it owns(600 Acres in all), including Penrhos nature reserve/Coastal Park. (200 ac...res) An option to buy has been agreed... with Land and Lakes Ltd, a development company, (they want to develope 1/16th of Holy island) who propose to build a large holiday village on the coastal park site. This will require the felling and removal of much of the forested area, and a great deal of the unique ecosystem will disappear under the foundations of over 500 buildings, access roads and footpaths. Once built there will be no public access, except for a narrow strip of footpath around the coastal margin (this is already protected/enshrine in law). This development means the Nature reserve will cease to exist!
The reserve forms part of the AONB (area of outstanding beauty) and the sandbanks and mudflats of the Beddmanarch Bay, part of the Beddmanarch & Cymyran Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). ( 1 of only 4 in the world i think don't quote me on that!) Nesting birds require undisturbed conditions development of this scale will threaten nesting ringed plover and many more species of birds.
In 2009 Anglesey gained Global and European Geopark status because of its unique geology while Penrhos nature reserve headland Gorsedd-y-Penrhyn has been designated as a Regionally Important Geological and geomorphological Site (UKRIGS).
Besides this There’s a wide community of plants and animals (otters, squirrels badgers) that depended upon this stable environment, the sundry trees(housing theGreater Spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl Purple sandpipers and Black-throated diver) and other plants from the woodland, comeliest flower beds, interwoven with huge swathes of bluebells, snowdrops in spring, to the tree canopy, charm. We do not want to lose The 'unique selling point' of this area yet to be fully realized! That is why your support is so valuable to us! It provides such a wide range of different habitat niches (eg. roosting bats Pipistrelle and Daubenton's bat), essential for the biodiversity of the entire area.The natural beauty and unique placement of Penrhos nature reserve on Holy island attracts many thousands of tourists every year. The woods provide our community and visitors with places and seascapes for quiet reflection and relaxation, which helps improve the health of our body and minds. Aesthetic, Spiritual and religious benefits emanate from the breathtaking vistas. It is a Inspirational gem at the heart of the community and has a rich tapestry of life and is cherished by the whole community. It is by all accounts a theological Paradise. It Is part of Holy islands alter piece, hallowed land, ‘Natural capital’, call it what you will but never underestimate its significance to our community

You can probably see why the people of Holy island want to preserve the integrity and accessability of Penrhos Nature reserve, for the whole community and visitors alike given it's natural unspoilt charm. We do not want to lose The 'unique selling point' of this area yet to be fully realized! That is why your support is so valuable to us! PLEASE jOIN US__‹^^›__‹(•¿•)›__‹^^›__ by signing our 2 petitions Save PENRHOS Nature Reserve Holyhead

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Old Monday 13th February 2012, 17:31   #2
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It will be a great shame if this coastal park is destroyed, we visit Anglesey every year and always include several trips to the coastal park. Surely the Anglesey tourist board can stop the desecration of this beautiful area. In my view the main reason for visiting Penrhos is the coastal park so if they build here there will be no point in visiting the area.
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Old Monday 13th February 2012, 18:14   #3
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I remember many years ago watching a TV program about how this area became a Wildlife Reserve due to the efforts of a local policeman. Is he still alive?. Roger
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I'm surprised this post isn't getting much attention!
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Old Tuesday 20th March 2012, 22:07   #5
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be sad if developers get there hands on it as nature reserves can be built on
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Old Tuesday 24th April 2012, 06:37   #6
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I noticed the deadline for signing this is 3rd May
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Old Tuesday 24th April 2012, 07:53   #7
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I have just signed.
I haven't been there for many years but it is a beautiful area and should be left unspoilt.
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