On Sunday we found out that Santa is also against Lodge Farm Village, as over 100 campaigners set out from Woolscott to walk the Lodge Farm Village site:

The start of the Santa Stroll

Following public footpaths, the group enjoyed a gentle seasonal stroll:

The start of the Santa Stroll
The start of the Santa Stroll

Heavy rainfall over the weekend saw significant amounts of surface water collecting on the A45 and also soaking the site:

The start of the Santa Stroll

The campaigners made their way towards one of the fabled "Two Bus Stops" which, according to Rugby Borough Council, in combination with Superfast Broadband makes for the sustainable delivery of 1500 homes. Sane individuals realise that two bus stops (now out of service - see below) and broadband come nowhere near fulfilling the requirements of the National Policy Planning Framework (NPPF) for sustainability:

The start of the Santa Stroll
The start of the Santa Stroll

A most welcome Christmas present from Rugby Borough Council would be the removal of Lodge Farm Village (DS10) from the Local Plan. Santa is watching Councillor Stokes, Councillor Timms and Mr Back - have you been good boys and girls this year? Your daft Local Plan suggests otherwise...

The start of the Santa Stroll