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Fears for city’s ‘pocket of paradise’


A NEIGHBOURHOOD credited with being Sheffield’s answer to Notting Hill is waging a campaign against plans for an apartment building which it says threatens its “pocket of paradise”. 538 more words

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An old Sheffield laundry could have a future as part of a housing complex.


The frontage of the former Abbey Glen Laundry in Coniston Road, off Abbeydale Road, would be retained as part of a development of 29 apartments and 16 houses. 301 more words

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Lindley Developments Public Meeting

Jason welcomed 150 local residents to Lindley Methodist Church to discuss the campaign against planning applications in Lindley. Jason chaired a panel made up of representatives from Save Grimescar Valley, Lindley Moor Action Group and Kirklees Community Action Network. 94 more words


Pew Trust's Voting Information Tool

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Horndean Plans Refused By EHDC

At tonight’s planning committee meeting two Horndean applications were heard and both went to the planning committee with a recommendation for Approval.

Lovedean Lane, a second development along this quiet country lane, was argued against by Ward Councillor Sara Schillemore who questioned the sustainability of the site, the suitability of the development and that it was not the community view, citing the LIPS consultation and the Draft Allocations Plan that was presented at and supported at an EHDC meeting last night (29th October 2014). 268 more words

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EHDC Allocations Plan Draft

Over the last 6 months the Planning Development team and Councillors at EHDC have been working on the Allocations Plan, of the Second part of the Local Plan. 498 more words

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