CPRE charter fights to save countryside

CPRE charter fights to save countryside

Call to arms as CPRE unveil charter to stop destruction of the English countryside Bullying tactics by developers – Too often at present, controversy over local planning is typified by large, powerful developers railroading unpopular proposals through the planning process. This can often involve using the threat of their right of appeal against refusal of […]

Chicken farm commenting

Chicken farm commenting

If you are wanting to comment on the proposed development of the former chicken farm, residents of Lea Avenue and Harrison Drive have written a ‘standard’ objection letter for consideration: Standard Objection Letter      

Pickles decision could help developers

Pickles decision could help developers

Pickles approves 270 Cheshire homes Communities secretary Eric Pickles has granted permission for 270 homes on 10 hectares of agricultural land in Cheshire, finding that the local council’s housing land supply policies are out-of-date. In a decision letter issued today, the communities secretary granted permission for developer Gladman Developments’ proposed scheme to build up to […]

Former chicken farm homes proposed

Former chicken farm homes proposed

Homes proposed in Goostrey 13/2631C Following Goostrey Parish Council’s extraordinary meeting today Goostrey PC  voted to object to the proposed Bloor homes development on New Platt lane on the site of the former Chicken farm. As the proposed access is within Cheshire East’s boundary, Cheshire East Council are also considering the Bloor Homes application. The […]

Goostrey PC extraordinary meeting Monday 22 July

Goostrey PC extraordinary meeting Monday 22 July

Re: Bloor Homes Application 2.30 Monday 22 July There will be an extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council on Monday 22nd July at 2.30pm in the Village Hall Lounge. Members of the public and the press are welcome to attend. Agenda 1.  Apologies for absence 2.  Declarations of Interest 3.  Bloor Homes Planning Application 4. […]

Cheshire housing inquiry opens

Cheshire housing inquiry opens

Can Cheshire East prove a 5 year housing supply?? A planning inquiry started today in Crewe into Cheshire East Council’s refusal to grant permission for the construction of 160 homes on a greenfield site in Sandbach. Outlining the scope of the appeal, the inspector said the main issues under consideration were the availability of a […]

Controversial homes bonus plan criticised

Controversial homes bonus plan criticised

Ministers and senior civil servants have been fielding questions about the government’s surprise decision to hand about a third of New Homes Bonus to local enterprise partnerships. Leaders and treasurers have expressed serious concern about the controversial plan to include £400m a year of New Homes Bonus payments in the single funding pot for growth […]