Villagers in Sutton St Edmund were celebrating victory after winning the war against a company that wanted to erect six wind turbines in the village.
A planning inspector – and Secretary of State Eric Pickles – rejected Wind Ventures Ltd’s application because of the “overwhelming” impact it would have on three homes. Picture: MP John Hayes leads the celebrations in Sutton St Edmunds after a wind turbine application is rejected. SG201013-226NG
Thomas Cowley High School in Donington launched its own bus service to take pupils to and from school following fears that children could be sat next to paedophiles on normal bus services. Headteacher Martyn Taylor said pupils travelling on a service with adult passengers were at risk every day. Picture: Thomas Cowley High School headteacher Martyn Taylor launches his own school bus service for students such as Jack and Ben Scott after worries over pupils’ safety. SG071013-111NG