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Inquiry for Hopton plans

PUBLISHED: 11:27 23 September 2009 | UPDATED: 15:06 03 July 2010

A public inquiry will be held to discuss plans to buy a piece of woodland compulsorily so it can be turned into a nature reserve.

Councillors at Hopton, near Great Yarmouth, want to take ownership of 0.

A public inquiry will be held to discuss plans to buy a piece of woodland compulsorily so it can be turned into a nature reserve.

Councillors at Hopton, near Great Yarmouth, want to take ownership of 0.5 hectare of woods near Hall Road and St Margaret's Church from the present owner so it can be trans-formed into the reserve and a walk.

Yarmouth Borough Council has issued a compulsory purchase order so it can buy the land and then hand it over to the parish council.

And on Tuesday, October 20, a government-appointed inspector will hold the inquiry at Yarmouth town hall from 10am to consider the scheme.

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