Porcupine

Supermarket chain’s Porcupine appeal rejected

An appeal by supermarket chain LiDL against Bromley Council’s decision not to approve its plans to demolish Mottingham’s Porcupine Pub has been rejected by the Planning Inspectorate. The move follows more than 20 months of campaigning by Mottingham Residents Association and local residents, backed by Bromley and Chislehurst MP Bob Neill and local councillors.

Victory for ‘Save the Porcupine’ campaign as LiDL plan rejected

Conservatives in Coldharbour, Mottingham & New Eltham ward are celebrating tonight after LiDL’s plans to demolish the Porcupine Pub were rejected unanimously by Bromley Council’s planning committee. The victory for Save The Porcupine campaigners in the village follows more than a year of work against LiDL’s plan.

Local Conservatives secure last minute Council u-turn over the Porcupine

Local Conservatives have secured a last-minute u-turn from Labour-run Greenwich Council after its “ridiculous” decision to raise no objection to LiDL’s plans to demolish Mottingham’s Porcupine pub. The move comes as a decision on the deeply unpopular planning application is due from Bromley Council’s planning committee this Thursday (20th February).

Minister awards ‘community asset’ status to the Porcupine

Community Pubs Minister Brandon Lewis MP today announced that the Porcupine Inn in Mottingham has been awarded ‘Asset of Community Value’ status after it was nominated by Mottingham Residents Association as part of the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) #ListYourLocal initiative. Coldharbour, Mottingham and New Eltham Conservatives have been supporting the campaign to save the pub from demolition by the LiDL supermarket chain, including helping residents on the Royal Borough of Greenwich side of the village to object to the plans.

Conservatives support Save the Porcupine campaign

Coldharbour, Mottingham and New Eltham Conservatives are supporting the campaign to Save the Porcupine Pub in Mottingham, which was recently closed down by the site’s new owners.
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