Tag: village

Housing market: Seaside village ‘becoming no-go area for locals’

Image copyright Anthony Parkes Image caption Local councillors fear Morfa Nefyn’s appeal to second-home buyers is driving up prices Planning guidelines are actively working against efforts to provide homes for local people in Gwynedd, a local councillor has claimed. Gruff Williams said Morfa Nefyn was “slowly becoming a no-go area for local people to buy property”. He claimed the rules… Read more →

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Rhondda ex-mining village looks to forest for its future

Image copyright Mike Erskine Image caption Ian Thomas from social enterprise Welcome to the Woods hopes taking charge of the forest will build local wealth A former mining village has been awarded nearly £250,000 to develop Wales’ first community ownership project. The Skyline project wants to take charge of about 1.5 sq miles (4 sq km) of forestry around Treherbert,… Read more →