A CLOSE-knit community has clubbed together to pay £122,500 to keep a favourite beauty spot out of the hands of housing developers.
Fourteen residents joined forces to buy a 13-acre field at auction because they feared it would otherwise be built over.
Don\’t want land developed or built upon?
Get your chequebook out and buy it yourself.
My parents and their neighbours did the same when a local corner of a green and pleasant Bath came up for sale.
You want it, you pay for it, don\’t bend the law or insist upon the power of the State to do it for you.