Would you bee-lieve it! Hive of activity to change name of new housing development

THE naming of a new homes site in Greenfield left councillors with a collective bee in their bonnets. Work to build 10 properties on land…

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200-home Stonebreaks development planned for protected green space in Springhead

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter CONTROVERSIAL plans have been lodged which could see up to 200 homes built on a former quarry site and…

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Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

MAYOR Andy Burnham insists Greater Manchester’s controversial Spatial Framework homes plan will go ahead even though its progress has further been delayed by the coronavirus…

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How does your garden grow…? With a pair of semi-detached properties

A PAIR of semi-detached houses are to be built in the back garden of a Greenfield home. Oldham Council planning officers gave the green light…

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Saddleworth Parish Council recommends refusal for 265 home-development for second time

REFUSAL should be given to plans for 265 homes and a link road in Lees, Springhead and Grotton, says Saddleworth Parish Council’s planning committee –…

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Campaigners continue battle to save valleys as planning refusal is appealed

FROM children splashing in the streams to dog walkers enjoying the fresh air and open landscapes, the green valleys in Springhead, Lees and Grotton are…

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