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Last chance to have your say on school site housing plans

by Claire Young on 13 January, 2020

Today is the last chance to have your say on the revised plans for the erection of five houses on part of the Watermore School junior site on Lower Stone Close. You can find the plans and make comments by going to the planning application search page and entering the application number P19/13690/RM.

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Blackberry Park progress

by Claire Young on 25 October, 2019

Barratt Homes have contacted your Focus Team to say that they are about to release the first phase of off-plan homes on Blackberry Park. Although Westerleigh Parish Council had expressed an interest in managing the public open space on the site, Barratt Homes have decided to use the same management company as currently manages The […]

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Back in August we reported that the Planning Inspectors had cancelled the next phase of the hearings on the West of England’s Joint Spatial Plan (JSP), which proposes building thousands of homes in our area. Now the follow-up letter setting out their major concerns has been published. Your Focus Team has been working with local […]

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Council takes court action

by Claire Young on 6 September, 2019

Some people have raised questions about development that has been taking place on land off Down Road at Kendleshire in recent months. South Gloucestershire Council is prosecuting the landowner for Breach of a Temporary Stop Notice and the court hearing took place on Wednesday at the Bristol Magistrate’s court. The defendants attended and have pleaded […]

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Good turnout at Engine Common drop-in

by Claire Young on 8 August, 2019

There was a good turn-out for the drop-in on Monday evening at The Codrington Arms in North Road about the proposal for 89 homes in the village. Your Focus Team was there throughout to hear local people’s concerns, which we have fed back to officers.

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STOP PRESS – Inspectors cancel housing plan hearings

by Claire Young on 2 August, 2019

The Planning Inspectors have cancelled the next phase of hearings on the West of England Joint Spatial Plan (JSP), saying that the significant concerns they raised in a letter to the councils last summer remain. The hearings were due to take place in September and October and would have included days dedicated to looking at […]

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Engine Common housing event

by Claire Young on 31 July, 2019

There will be a chance to discuss the proposals for 89 homes on land at North Road, Engine Common, with the developers next week. Newlands Homes are holding “Planning Application Discussions” between 5pm and 8pm on Monday 5th August in The Codrington Arms.

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Packed public meeting on homes plans

by Claire Young on 26 July, 2019

Despite the stiflingly hot weather, there was a big turnout for the public meeting held earlier this week by the VALID action group on the Coalpit Heath development proposals. The group explained what they had done to date and there was a discussion about possible next steps, including getting campaign t-shirts to wear at the […]

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VALID public meeting

by Claire Young on 19 July, 2019

VALID, the action group trying to protect the countryside around Coalpit Heath and Frampton Cotterell, are holding a public meeting from 7.45pm on Tuesday 23 July in the Newman Room at the Manor Hall, Coalpit Heath. This follows the recent first phase of the Joint Spatial Plan hearings in Bath and will start preparations for the second phase in the […]

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89 new homes proposed for Engine Common

by Claire Young on 12 July, 2019

Newland Homes are proposing to knock down 276 North Road and build 89 dwellings. People have already been contacting us to raise their concerns about the impact on the road, drainage and loss of countryside. To see what’s proposed in detail and comment, go to the council’s planning application page and search using reference number […]

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