Submission for 138 houses in Local Plan

Submission for 138 houses in Local Plan

A developer working for Handforth East has submitted an alternative scheme to Handforth Village into the Local Plan which includes an additional 138 homes in the middle of Goostrey – in addition to the current planning applications at Nether Lea  and Dromedary Lodge and the pre-submission proposal at the Grange.   744683 Gladman Vision doc – […]

Local Plan submitted to Eric Pickles

Local Plan submitted to Eric Pickles

Cheshire East Council’s local plan strategy has been formally submitted to Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government after four years of public consultation.   The independent inspector will now examine the plan and it is anticipated that this process will begin in September 2014.  According to the council the plan was […]

Extended comments date for Hermitage/NetherLea

Extended comments date for Hermitage/NetherLea

Hermitage Lane/ Nether Lea proposal submits new documents stating details of ‘the access and internal road layout is to be dealt with under a subsequent reserved matters application’; last date for comments moved to 25th June 2014. Reserved matters are those aspects of a proposed development which an applicant can choose not to submit details […]

Saltersford Corner refused

Saltersford Corner refused

The 14/0132C Saltersford Corner proposal for 100 homes has been unanimously refused by the Strategic Planning Board, Wednesday 28th May 2014.

5 year supply difficulties

5 year supply difficulties

While we are waiting to find out if Cheshire East can actually prove they have a 5 year supply, LoveGoostrey wonders how Government can tell Councils that they need to demonstrate a 5 year housing supply without providing clarity on how it should be calculated? “Councils across the country are running into difficulties over their five-year land […]

Goostrey expansion strictly controlled

Goostrey expansion strictly controlled

In 1986 the BBC launched an ambitious project to record a snapshot of everyday life across the UK for future generations.   It is interesting to read the entries for Goostrey nearly 3 decades on and particularly pertinent to read the comment on housing development: “Expansion of the village has been strictly controlled because   of […]

Comments date extended to 11th June

Comments date extended to 11th June

Mt Pleasant date extended 14/1147C Objectors to the proposal for housing next to Mt Pleasant met this morning and shared their concerns over the ‘potential loss of more of the beautiful, open Cheshire countryside ‘. “We were very pleased to see so many concerned residents present which shows the strong feelings that people have about the proposed development.” […]

Feedback wanted for Youth Facility

Feedback wanted for Youth Facility

Feedback Form: date extended. As you may know Goostrey Parish Council with 1st Goostrey Scouts is preparing a planning application for the redevelopment of the existing youth facility site on Main Road.  They want your views to assist them in developing these proposals. Following their public exhibition of plans they would be grateful if residents (if not already […]

“special character of Goostrey”

“special character of Goostrey”

Fiona Bruce MP supports Goostrey’s fight against development: “I reconfirm my commitment to support residents in their endeavours to maintain the special character of Goostrey as a village and to ensure that inappropriate developer-led planning is thoroughly challenged – if localism means anything, it should mean the right for local people to decide how their […]

How Jodrell inspired local author, iplayer

How Jodrell inspired local author, iplayer

Did you miss local author Alan Garner discussing his life, his work and how Jodrell Bank inspired his writing? Catch up on iplayer – The bronze age man of Jodrell Bank