Thanks to a massive campaign effort, an application for a phone mast right outside residents’ homes was refused by Wokingham Borough Council in October.
Cllr Rachel Burgess helped residents organise a petition and erected numerous notices at the site to make sure local people knew about the proposals. The plans would have seen a phone mast towering over houses and the associated cabinets, ruining a pleasant area of green space in Norreys Avenue.
“I was delighted that the Council made the right decision about this mast and listened to our concerns” said Rachel. “The mast would have been clearly detrimental to this area. Thank you to all the residents who signed the petition and obje Cllr Rachel Burges