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26/11/2015

Appeal: Lighting restrictions imposed on clay pigeon shooting site

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A condition has been imposed limiting the days on which floodlighting might be used at a clay pigeon shooting site in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, after concerns were expressed about the effect of the lighting on wildlife.

Inspector Nick Palmer noted that a change of use of farmland to clay pigeon shooting had been approved since January 2013.

Following advice from Breckland District Council’s tree and countryside consultant it was deemed necessary to limit the number of evening shoots permitted between March and April to reduce the effect of floodlighting on the foraging and breeding behaviour of bats, b.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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