FOLLOWING a meeting with representatives of Persimmon in regarding the development behind Grove Park Fields we raised our concerns, and wish our residents in Cefn Forest and Blackwood to be informed, and we raised:

1 Highway safety. 
2 Volume and flow of traffic. 
3 Stopping on the junctions.
4 Water and sewage. 
5 Health care – closure of Dr Surgery. 
6 Capacity of schools. 
7 Environmental concerns bats, dormouse, butterfly’s. 

Persimmon representatives are currently working through the pre consultation responses and will be submitted an outline planning application in August and Cllr Simmonds and I said we had a number of concerns and would be making representations on a number of issues during the planning application stage 
Cllr Kevin Etheridge, Cllr Andrew Farina Childs, Cllr Graham Simmonds 
County Councillors Blackwood and Cefn Forest Wards 
Caerphilly County Borough Council