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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Application for judicial review into Knowls Lane development is dismissed

AN application for judicial review into planning permission for up to 265 homes, associated works and a new link road at Knowls Lane, Springhead, has…

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Green light sought for flats plan at former Greenfield greengrocers

A FORMER village greengrocers and fishmongers could be transformed if plans submitted to Oldham Council are approved. An “upward extension” to provide four one-bedroom flats/apartments…

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Back to the future: new heritage centre planned for Greenfield

A FORMER printer’s workshop could become a new community heritage and archive centre. Saddleworth Historical Society has submitted plans to transform the premises at Holly…

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Back on tap but conditions attached to Donkeystone planning application success

DONKEYSTONE brewery tap is back in business with regulars toasting the pre-Christmas move with a pint of their favourite tipple. Owner Steven James successfully applied…

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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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Campaigning to re-start after appeal against rejection of Knowls Lane housing plan

Campaigners opposing plans for a huge homes development at Knowls Lane, Lees have called a public meeting on Thursday, April 25 to discuss the implications…

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Revised application for new Saddleworth School in Diggle approved unanimously by Oldham Council

A unanimous vote by Oldham Council’s planning committee has given the green light for a new Saddleworth School to be built in Diggle. A previous…

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