Post Tagged with: "Local Plan"

Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

Secretary of State backs CEC Local Plan over Gorsty Hill development

The Secretary of State has backed Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan and dismissed a developer’s appeal to build 900 homes on a golf course.

The controversial scheme was for a mixed-use development including up to 900 new homes on the former Gorsty Hill golf course, near Crewe.

October 10, 2017 2 comments Environment, Human Interest, News, Politics
Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East Local Plan formally adopted after years of work

Cheshire East’s Local Plan has finally been formally adopted, bringing hope to those fighting ‘unsustainable’ development in Nantwich and surrounding villages.

The decision comes after a planning inspector gave Cheshire East Council’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 a “clean bill of health” last month.

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

High Court throws Muller lifeline in ongoing Stapeley housing battle

A High Court judge has thrown Muller Property a lifeline in its bid to build a controversial 1,100-home ‘Nantwich South’ village in Stapeley.

The judge has quashed a decision by the Secretary of State last August which had refused Muller’s attempt to overturn Cheshire East Council’s original rejection of the development’s first phase.

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

Cheshire East Local Plan finally earns Inspector’s backing

A Planning Inspector has backed Cheshire East’s delayed Local Plan for shaping future development – almost three years after it was first submitted.

But the authority still faces a further delay before the Plan is formally adopted.

December 15, 2016 1 comment Environment, News, Politics
Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Revised Cheshire East Local Plan to be re-submitted to inspector

Cheshire East Council’s much-delayed Local Plan is finally being re-submitted for inspection – two years after its original effort was handed in.

Council bosses have been revising the Local Plan after staging a NINTH public consultation exercise.

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Local Plan not in place until late 2016, says report

Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan will not be in place before late 2016 at the earliest, a report says.

Campaigners in Nantwich fear this could pave the way for more developers to submit housing applications on green land.

Minister invites more views on Muller Property Stapeley plan

Minister invites more views on Muller Property Stapeley plan

Campaigners fighting Muller Property Group’s bid to build 1,100 homes in Stapeley, have a chance to push for a second public inquiry.

Secretary of State Greg Clark quashed the previous Government decision which rejected Muller’s appeal against Cheshire East Council’s decision to refuse planning permission.

July 20, 2015 2 comments Environment, News, Politics, Stapeley
36,000 new homes needed in Cheshire East, claims growth forecast

36,000 new homes needed in Cheshire East, claims growth forecast

Cheshire East could see a massive 36,000 new homes over the next 15 years, according to reports published today (May 13).

That’s a rise of 7,000 on the number originally predicted in the initial draft of the Cheshire East Local Plan.

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Inspectors set new Local Plan deadline for Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East has until end of July to submit more evidence in its fight to get a Local Plan recognised.

The new deadline has been set by planning inspectors to take account of the general and local elections.

Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Two-year Cheshire East council tax freeze for Nantwich residents

Nantwich residents will have council tax bills frozen for at least the next two years, Cheshire East Council has agreed.

The local authority is the first in the country to announce a two-year freeze.

February 26, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

£30k pay rise for Cheshire East director in charge of Local Plan

A Cheshire East Council director whose department presided over the much-criticised effort to deliver the Local Plan, is set to be promoted with a £30,000 pay rise.

Caroline Simpson (pictured) is set to move from “director of economic growth and prosperity” to “executive director of economic growth and prosperity”, according to a report.

December 17, 2014 1 comment News, Politics
Nantwich councillor blasts Cheshire East for blocking Local Plan motion

Nantwich councillor blasts Cheshire East for blocking Local Plan motion

Independent councillors say a motion calling for Cheshire East Council leaders to quit over the Local Plan fiasco has been blocked.

Councillor Arthur Moran, of Nantwich North, and Cllr Brendan Murphy constructed the motion to be tabled at a full council meeting this Thursday.

December 10, 2014 4 comments Environment, News, Politics
Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Councillors blast Cheshire East over four-fold rise in housing appeal losses

Opposition councillors have blasted Conservative-led Cheshire East Council over the growing number of housing appeal losses.

New figures show Cheshire East has lost a staggering 29 appeals in 2014 alone – four times the number they lost in 2012.

December 3, 2014 0 comments Environment, News, Politics