Some of the ways in which you can help preserve the Stratford to Long Marston Greenway for future generations, and prevent severe disruption and lasting harm to Stratford-upon-Avon town centre, Long Marston and Honeybourne are listed below.

Contact the following and make your feelings known:

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All Stratford Town Councillors:  https://www.stratford-tc.gov.uk/the-council/councillors

All Stratford District Councillors:   https://democracy.stratford.gov.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?bcr=1

All Warwickshire County Councillors:   https://democracy.warwickshire.gov.uk/mgMemberIndex.aspx?VW=TABLE&PIC=1&FN=&bcr=1

Warwickshire Parish and Town Councils:  https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/parishes

Find and message a Stratford District Councillor, Warwickshire County Councillor, MP or MEP:   https://www.writetothem.com/

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Stratford-upon-Avon Conservative MP:   Nadhim Zahawi

Westminster office:   020 7219 7159     nadhim.zahawi.mp@parliament.uk      House of Commons, London, SW1A  0AA   (also on Twitter and Facebook)

Constituency office:   01789 264362 or 292723  nadhim@zahawi.com   3 Trinity Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BL

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Mid-Worcestershire Conservative MP:   Nigel Huddleston

Westminster office:  0207 219 5814     nigel.huddleston.mp@parliament.uk    House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA       (also on Twitter and Facebook)

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Stratford Herald Editor:   Richard Howarth       rhowarth@stratford-herald.com         01789 412831

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Stratford Observer Editorial:   Laura Kearns        01926 317123

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Touch FM (online radio):   01789 332102

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BBC West Midlands online (Coventry and Warwickshire):   newsonline.westmidlands@bbc.co.uk

BBC Midlands Today TV:  midlandstoday@bbc.co.uk

BBC Coventry and Warwickshire Radio:  coventry.warwickshire@bbc.co.uk

BBC West Midlands Radio:  bbcwm@bbc.co.uk

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Encourage others to experience the delights of the Greenway for themselves by posting positive comments on review sites, such as Trip Advisor, Review Centre or Lonely Planet
Become a member of Stratford Greenway Group by completing the form on the Contact Us page.
Spread the word on social media.
Tell your friends, family, neighbours, workmates and anyone you meet about:
  • The awful prospect of losing the Greenway in its current form as a cherished leisure amenity
  • Potential degradation of the environment and harm to wildlife
  • Future traffic flow problems if the railway went ahead
  • Possible effect upon property prices

Please make your support for the Greenway clear in future iterations of the Neighbourhood Development Plan. The NDP will continue evolving until 2031 and be reviewed every five years along the way.

The Greenway is included in the NDP as one of the valuable open spaces that “will be protected for their recreational and amenity value”. The leafy corridor of Summerton Way is currently a designated roadway and is not included in the plan.

Contact Stratford Town Council and press them to make the Greenway a Local Green Space (rather than an Open Space), which will give it even more protection against development, and also to include Summerton Way in the NDP as a similar Local Green Space.