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PLANNING | Sefton approves two large extra-care schemes

Julia Hatmaker

Both Birkdale Retirement Village’s 147-home extra care project and Housing 21 and Onward Homes’s 91-unit extra care development with 67 homes were approved at the planning meeting yesterday.

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Sefton approves 156 Southport homes

Julia Hatmaker

Wainhomes’s plans for land off Bankfield Lane have been officially signed off after the National Planning Casework Unit decided not to call in the application.

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Halton sets out defence as developer appeals

Neil Tague

Anwyl Homes Lancashire and partner Widnes Golf Club are looking to build 233 homes and reduce the course’s size, a bid the council has already turned down once, backed by 400 objections.

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Gleeson to start Safari in January

Neil Tague

The housebuilder will begin work on its 178-home Huyton scheme in the New Year after securing consent this month. 


All-clear for controversial Thornton housing

Neil Tague

Sefton Council has given the go-ahead for Castle Green and Forth Homes to develop 206 homes in the village, a project that has attracted more than 400 objections.