Walk around Brookfield Plantation, Corby, this weekend

Another stroll around a threatened woodland near Corby takes place this weekend.

The Brookfield Plantation between Corby and Gretton is the proposed site for what the developers, Gretton Brook Estate, say will be a highly sustainable business park.

A deer hiding in the trees at Brookfield Plantation near Corby

A deer hiding in the trees at Brookfield Plantation near Corby

Hundreds of protesters say that the development will destroy the beauty-spot which is home to deer and a huge range of other wildlife.

There is also a rare white deer, nicknamed Chalky by locals, living in the forest.

Corby couple Corrina Milligan and her partner Lee Forster have arranged a series of walks around the woodland to encourage people into the woodland and to show them the natural beauty of the area.

Official objections to the Resource Recovery Park have reached into the hundreds and it is expected Corby Council will make a decision on the plans later this year.

The next walk through the woods takes place this Sunday at 12.30pm. Anyone wanting to take part can meet at Mitchell Road, at the entrance to the Speedway. It is expected the walk will take around two hours and wellies and waterproofs are advised.

To find out more, visit the campaign’s Facebook page.