Fiona Bruce speaks out

Fiona Bruce speaks out

Local MP expresses frustration about Cheshire East Local Plan progress and SHLAA position. Fiona Bruce spoke at a Planning and Housing Supply debate in Westminster Hall this week, “Our local authority has been working for three years on a local plan.  What has gone wrong?  Why does the draft plan that was prepared last year, which was […]

Draft Core Strategy

Draft Core Strategy

Before the public consultation on the next stage in the production of a Core Strategy starts, Cllr David Brown – the Cabinet Member for Strategic Communities – is to consider the Pre-Submission Core Strategy at a meeting on Friday, 1st November . The provisional strategic sites for potential inclusion in the emerging Local Plan Core Strategy, with the […]

Cheshire needs your help

Cheshire needs your help

PICKLES CHANGES THE GOALPOSTS Cheshire East have stated they have demonstrated a ‘five year housing’ supply which defends the countryside against unwanted development, but a number of developers have been challenging this in planning appeals around the county saying Cheshire East have used the wrong methodology. Basically stating any shortfall in housing has to be provided […]

No winter garden waste collection

No winter garden waste collection

Cheshire East say there will be no garden waste collections between 18th November 2013 and 14 March 2013. “We are constantly looking to be more cost effective and provide a value for money service. Previous years have shown that the garden waste service is used much less in the cooler winter months, with only a […]

New application next to Sandyacre

New application next to Sandyacre

The new planning application for the construction of 3 new houses adjacent to Sandyacre is on Cheshire East planning pages: link to ref 13/4266C  (re-submission of 12/4318C) The last date for comments to Cheshire East Council is 7th Nov 2013. [Approved 11th Dec 2013] [click ‘comment’ below to read thoughts received by LoveGoostrey]

Local Plan Delayed Again

Local Plan Delayed Again

Lack of local plan opens door to developers ‘The first consultation in the Local Plan process was held in spring 2012 and the final plan was due to be completed at the end of 2013. Sadly due to an ‘additional sites’ consultation and serious flaws in the emerging core strategy unveiled last month, the presentation […]