CEC seek review of Elworth appeal

CEC seek review of Elworth appeal

‘Cheshire East to challenge controversial planning decision Cheshire East Council press release May 19, 2014 Cheshire East Council is to challenge a key controversial planning decision in the courts.  The authority, in light of the Elworth Hall Farm ruling, requested that top legal counsel advise the Council about scope for a realistic Judicial Review of […]

Youth Centre plans on show this evening

Youth Centre plans on show this evening

Youth Centre proposal exhibition: Monday 19th May from 8.15 Village Hall Goostrey parish council supports Goostrey Scouts’ proposal to apply for planning permission for a new Scout Hut/Youth Centre and single dwelling on the site of the derelict Youth Centre, Main Road, which is owned by the Parish Council. The Scouts and Parish Council are holding […]

Jones; 5yr supply ‘not an exact science’

Jones; 5yr supply ‘not an exact science’

Extracts of CEC Leader Cllr Michael Jones update to full council yesterday: “Whilst it is important that we do deliver on housing, it is also crucial that we continue to fight developers who put profit ahead of people, and development ahead of our countryside. That is why we are continuing to push hard on appeals for Cheshire […]

MP joins fight against developments

MP joins fight against developments

Fiona Bruce, MP for the village, told the Guardian she would be working closely with Jodrell Bank and Goostrey residents to fight proposals for the village. “I’m standing with residents against further developments in and around Goostrey which would put wholly unsustainable pressure on local services and infrastructure,” she said. “I have met very recently […]

Scouts/Youth Centre proposal gets support

Scouts/Youth Centre proposal gets support

Youth Centre proposal exhibition: Monday 19th May from 8.15 Last night Goostrey parish council voted in support of Goostrey Scouts proposal to apply for planning permission for a new Scout Hut/Youth Centre and single dwelling on the site of the derelict Youth Centre on Main Road, which is owned by the Parish Council. The Scouts […]

Sustainability

Sustainability

If there is no 5 year housing supply then the NPPF’s presumption in favour of sustainable development applies.  To help the assessment as to whether a site comprises a sustainable location for a development a list of guideline criteria was developed as a good rule of thumb. The guide shows the recommended distances to local amenities […]

Parish Council 13th May Tues eve

Parish Council 13th May Tues eve

Housing applications are bound to be a hot topic on Tuesday evening once a new chairman is elected at the Parish Meeting.  LoveGoostrey encourages you to attend. Goostrey is now threatened by applications from predatory developers  (26 houses by Hermitage Lane, 25 houses by Mt Pleasant, on top of the 38 partially approved on the ex-chicken farm) trying to […]

New application by Mt Pleasant; 25 dwellings

New application by Mt Pleasant; 25 dwellings

A new application has been submitted for land beside Mt Pleasant, off Main Road.  The application by How Planning seeks outline planning for 25 houses, construction of access from Main Road, areas of public open space, landscaping etc. Last date for comments is 5th June with a committee date scheduled for 2nd July 2014. Planning documents: […]

MP seeks to stop developers ‘cherry-picking’ greenfield sites

MP seeks to stop developers ‘cherry-picking’ greenfield sites

“unwanted development is still being imposed on them, often with little chance to do anything about it.” MP Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West) wants a better balance between the rights of communities and those of developers and seeks to bring a ‘planning community involvement’ Bill to give communities more of a say in planning decisions… MP’s […]

No Site Allocation required – official

No Site Allocation required – official

Cheshire East has confirmed that Holmes Chapel and Goostrey have met their required allocation of houses with over 500 houses in the area already granted planning permission.   If CEC has its 5 year housing supply confirmed by the Planning Inspectorate this would mean that no housing is required in Goostrey up to 2030.  [‘Goostrey ‘ includes Twemlow and Cranage for […]