The council's planning officers have backed the demolition of the zoo’s existing snow leopard enclosure but have recommended a replacement facility for refusal, arguing it would encroach on to designated green belt.
The trustees of visitor attraction Bodelwyddan Castle near Rhyl have put the 125-year lease they hold on a large part of the property up for sale, with advisor LSH suggesting possible uses as residential, educational or conferencing.
Trafford Council spent more than £160,000 of public money on controversial plans to build a football training ground and new facilities on Turn Moss in Stretford, before scrapping the proposals in May, according to a Freedom of Information request.
Despite fierce local opposition, planning permission has been granted for the controversial replacement of Bixteth Street Gardens, a nine-month programme that forms the first part of CTP and Kier Property’s £200m Pall Mall development.
Proposals by Sibelco to extract 3.3 million tons of industrial sand from a site near Goostrey have again been recommended for approval, more than six months after the plans were first withdrawn from committee.