IN 2006 THEY VOWED TO PROTECT GREENFIELD SITES AS PART OF THE LOCAL PLAN. NOW ALL Labour Councillors on the Development Committee WILL vote to DESTROY HOLLINS CROSS FARM.+
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wELCOME To Hollins Cross Farm
The area designated by Burnley Borough Council as a Prime Greenfield site suitable for development has a varied topography being a combination of rich arable and grazing land adjoining a lush naturally formed wetland with various Water Courses, Streams, Rising underground springs and an idyllic naturally formed Pond.
The area contains many trees, bushes and hedgerows, that are home to many indigenous and area specific species of plants and insects. It is bordered by dense areas of forest and pocketed with areas of natural man made copse plantations instigated by the Forest of Burnley Project
The designated area of Hollins Cross Farm is home to Bats, Badgers, Foxes, Rabbits, Deer, various species of Owl, Kestrels, Sparrow Hawk, Merlin and other protected Birds of Prey are all regularly seen in the field, by residents of Glen View Road, Woodplumpton Farm, Wilkie Avenue, Fairways Drive and Hollins Cross Farm. More so recently there are nesting pairs of curlews adjacent to the site, these being classed as a protected species