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green space

A natural area in or around a development,intended to provide buffer,noise control, recreational use, and/or wildlife refuge, all in order to enhance the quality of life in and around the development.

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Green belt campaigners believe population projections used to form the plan could be wrong.
Green belt land in Keresley has been earmarked for development in the past as the city council sought to meet government housing targets - prompting erce protests in the area.
Nearby residents are fighting county council proposals to delete green belt west of the town.
But building on the green belt should be the last option," she added.
Nobody would risk putting forward a plan to build on Central Park in New York and, long after I'm dead, when Cardiff has grown and filled its green spaces, developers would have to jump over the green belt to build.
Returning to the national situation, this building frenzy is merely the beginning, not the end, as the Government aims to build 3m more homes by 2020, which will inevitably remove more of the Green Belt.
THE number of houses planned for Green Belt land has nearly doubled over the past year, according to new figures.
Council deputy leader Ian Ward said: "We have consulted extensively and I understand the reservations expressed by many people regarding the removal of land from the Green Belt for development.
Both wanted assurances that the green belt is kept intact and not turned into a "green wedge".
There are significant restrictions upon developing within the green belt, although certain development which maintains the open character of the land may be considered acceptable.
Throughout the training, the prospective Green Belts were instructed to apply the tools and strategies learned during the course to their projects.
The Green Belt Training Course trains 20 students at a time and emphasizes Lean and Six Sigma tools including 5S + 1, value stream mapping and cause and effect diagrams.