North Nibley

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NORTH NIBLEY, a parish in the hundred of Upper Berkeley, in the county of Gloucestershire, between Wotton-under-Edge and Dursley on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Tyndale Monument is visible from many miles away and is a useful landmark for anyone approaching the village from North, South or West. North Nibley has a thriving Church of England Primary school. The village is of considerable antiquity, and was formerly famed for the manufacture of woollen cloth.

The last battle between private armies fought on English soil was at Nibley Green on 20th March, 1469/70 between William, Lord Berkeley, and Thomas, Lord Lisle with a combined force of more than 1,000 men. The village is famously associated with William Tyndale, who translated The Bible into English.

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On 13th January SDC Development Control Commitee voted to pass the plans for a Solar industrial site on farmland at Middle Wick despite 200 objections and evidence of the harm to the Cotswold AONB and heritage assets in North Nibley and Stinchcombe provided by the Cotswold Edge Solar Group. North Nibley Parish Council and the district councillors were barred from speaking at the committe meeting. I this democracy ?

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