Angry residents are insisting that a controversial planning application for 138 new homes off Beeches Road in West Row is shelved until the future use of RAF Mildenhall is known. They have formed an to fight the plans submitted by the Waters family, Suffolk County Council and Pigeon Investments. At a public meeting on Saturday founding member John Smith said: “ “Our community is under threat. This is not for the village, but because Forest Heath does not have a local housing plan the developers have an open door.
“They identify a potential site, and we and other villages cannot defend ourselves.”