Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - A Man`s Home is His Castle!

United - A Man`s Home is His Castle!

Or in Gary Neville`s case something that could quite aptly be described as something akin to the much fabled kiddies television programme, the TeleTubbies!

Gary is trying to blaze a new trail in eco-friendly houses by constructing an 8,000 square feet home powered by a wind turbine, some 128 feet high, and utilizing ground source heat pumps and solar panels.

Now you`d think that Gary would be applauded for adopting eco-friendly principles but all is not as it seems.

The house, which will have its kitchen as its centre piece with the other rooms in six petal-like offshoots, is scheduled to be built on greenbelt land and even though it will, basically, be an underground construction, has fallen foul of the locals who regard its construction as an eyesore!

(Although most people might imply Bolton itself to be an eyesore!)

Therefore, to pursue his plans Gary faces an enquiry that could lead to the Government becoming involved to make a final decision on his £6 million project if the initial approval granted by Bolton Council planners is overturned due to local protests.

At a time when eco-friendly projects are to be encouraged, is it not a trait of modern society that the 'not in my backyard` principle remains prominent?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Thursday June 24 2010
Time: 5:00PM

Comments

0
which teletubbie is Neville may I ask?
merlin
24/06/2010 19:17:00
0
Very clever merlin ;)
TheFamousNo7
26/06/2010 12:11:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United v Bournemouth - Pre-Match Stat Attack

Some stats that may interest you!

United v Bournemouth - Managerial Chit-Chat

After losing to Manchester City, at Old Trafford, on Sunday, Manchester United have the opportunity to get back to winning ways this Wednesday when they play Bournemouth.

Manchester United v Bournemouth - Early Team-News

The games are coming thick and fast now!

United Draw Sevilla in Champions League

After topping their group.

Manchester United Archived Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

United v Bournemouth?
Suggested By: Red Boy
United to Win!100%
Bournemouth to Win!0%
A Draw!0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Write for Vital Football