AT last, since we were first made aware of the South Worcestershire Development Plan, a task group at Malvern Hills District Council has come up with the most sensible and logical way for Malvern to move forward with future housing developments.

It doesn't take a genius to work out the disastrous implications with regards to building 700 houses at Newland. Newland is a lovely village, which we are very proud to live in, and has a great community spirit.

It is always so difficult to get on to the A449, no matter what time of day, so the thought of hundreds more vehicles on this stretch of road – well, it's just ridiculous.