Henbury Planning Applications August 2019

Battle continues over Henbury housing

Charlie Schouten

Local residents have vowed to continue to fight proposals to build 157 homes outside Macclesfield as housebuilder Bellway advances two planning applications for the site.

Keepmoat Houses

Keepmoat progresses Birkenhead housing plan

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Wirral Council is set to approve plans by Keepmoat for 178 homes at Beaufort Road in Birkenhead, the latest site to come forward as part of a long-running development agreement.

Stephen Irvine Oldham COuncil

Oldham head of planning resigns

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Oldham Council has confirmed that head of planning Stephen Irvine has resigned, bringing to an end an internal investigation into allegations of misconduct.

Lees Village Russells Homes Oldham

Oldham Council defends planning process

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

With controversy surrounding the approval of two planning applications in Oldham, including yesterday’s news of the suspension of the head of planning, the council has completed an investigation which it said showed “all procedures were correctly followed in line with legal requirements”.