I'm so pleased for Oakfield campaigners who've mounted one of the most professional and effective campaigns I have ever seen. With patience, persistence and determination they put forward a well-argued and well-evidenced case to save a much-loved community space. They deserve all of the credit for this outcome.
I am also relieved that the Local Plan will now go ahead without the inclusion of the proposed Oakfield development. Labour's commitment to build new homes and regenerate our town centres is just what this borough needs after years of Tory inaction and neglect.
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