Campaigners vow to ‘fight on’ despite losing legal challenge against 265-home plan for Springhead

By Aimee Belmore and Charlotte Green (Local Democracy Reporter) DETERMINED campaigners say they will ‘fight on’ despite losing their legal challenge against plans to build…

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Oldham Council buys Spindles shopping centre to provide catalyst for town centre recovery

OLDHAM Council has bought the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, safeguarding an important town centre building and paving the way for a new Tommyfield Market, homes and businesses. The purchase will be a catalyst…

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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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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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