That 60 mill is a hell of a lot of money in a small rural town.
"...A petition in Martinborough seeking to quantify support for the cuisine school gathered a massive 1700 signatures, in a town with a population of 1200.
The sole objection to consent being given was lodged jointly by Positively Martinborough, John Porter and Christian Ullrich..."
There you have it- massive local support but let a handful of NIMBY's object and the whole deal stonewalls, as the backers can't afford to wait a couple of years for the machine to grind away.
I hope the locals consider very carefully whether they want to do business with those who use the RMA to their own ends.
Another reason to scrap the RMA