Council delays decision on Oldham’s contribution to controversial homes and jobs plan

OLDHAM Council tonight (Wednesday, November 25) postponed a decision on whether to approve the controversial Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Salford and Stockport local authorities had…

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Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley

LOCAL campaigners are urging Oldham Council to consider their alternative development plans and prevent Chew Valley being “destroyed” by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The…

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Seven-week public consultation for home plans during Covid crisis branded “disgrace”

THERE will be little change to Saddleworth’s contribution to Greater Manchester’s controversial Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment. Oldham Council has confirmed more than…

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Greenbelt groups alerted by Spatial Framework plan return

GREENBELT campaigners are on alert after confirmation Greater Manchester’s controversial plan for Jobs, Homes and the Environment – the Spatial Framework (GMSF) – is back…

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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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Former Mayor makes trees plea for GMSF site

FORMER Oldham Council leader Richard Knowles has called on the borough’s planners to act now to safeguard hundreds, possibly thousands, of Saddleworth trees. Greenfield-based Mr…

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Former council leader adds voice to objections against Spatial Framework development plans

A FORMER leader of Oldham Council is adding his voice to the objections against extensive development plans in Greenfield. Richard Knowles is backing campaigners who…

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Greenbelt campaigners keep up pressure over GM housing plan

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans to build houses on green belt and green space are stepping up opposition against the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Consultation on proposals…

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