The People’s Trust for Endangered Species has just issued a report, ‘The State of Britain’s Dormice’, which describes the rapid decline of the hazel dormouse in Britain and says that they are vulnerable to extinction. Newlands Corner is a known habitat for these shy, endearing creatures. SCC’s proposals will bring noise, habitat clearance and a 50% increase in vehicle emissions. Stopping SCC’s proposals will at least give the dormice a fighting chance.
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