Fiona Bruce

Fiona Bruce

Fiona Bruce spoke in parliament at length last night; mentioning neighbourhood planning in Goostrey, Brereton and Sandbach and, following recent inconsistencies in the planning process, she asked for clarification on the weight “to be given to made neighbourhood plans in the absence of a local plan, and also to provide increased weight to a draft […]

Inspector explained

Inspector explained

INSPECTOR’S COMMENTS ON LOCAL PLAN EXPLAINED To try and help villagers understand the implication of the Inspector’s interim comments on the Local Plan, LoveGoostrey have provided the following summary :- NUMBER OF HOUSES The Inspector recommends that further work is undertaken to the Local Plan before it is submitted for ratification.  More work is recommended […]

Cheshire East at odds with Inspector

Cheshire East at odds with Inspector

Although the Planning Inspector indicated in his decision on April 11th of the Elworth Hall (Sandbach) appeal that Cheshire East did not have a 5 year housing supply, Cheshire East state that events have moved on since the date of the appeal in January.  Presumably that means more developments have received planning since CE announced the 5 yr housing supply […]

Hermitage Lane development

Hermitage Lane development

Land to the east of Hermitage Lane: ref 14/0081C The planning application [link above] for 26 houses is incorrectly listed as Cranage rather than Goostrey so it has only just been spotted, but any comments should be sent to Cheshire East by 5th Feb. (The CEC planning page wrongly states that ‘the last date for comments has expired’ – mistakenly printing 2013 […]

New Consultation on Core Strategy

New Consultation on Core Strategy

New consultation on Core Strategy for Local Plan Cheshire East are re-consulting on a new draft Core Strategy and responses have to be submitted by 16th December 2013.  We have once again produced a guide to assist you. Despite nearly 600 objections from Goostrey and despite the clear reasoned argument that Goostrey was incorrectly and unfairly assessed […]