Judicial review decision pending for Knowls Lane development

DEFIANT campaigners are waiting for the outcome of a judicial review of a planning application for 265 homes and a major link road in Grotton,…

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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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Residents confused by second application for 265 homes – before decision on first appeal

RESIDENTS have been left confused and concerned after a second application for 265 homes in Lees, Springhead and Grotton was submitted – before a final…

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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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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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Oldham planning chiefs refuse controversial plans for road and 265 homes in Springhead

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter CONTROVERSIAL proposals to build a £3.5m link road and 265 homes on protected open land in Springhead, Grotton and Lees…

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Locals reject housing plans which would kill off “breathing space” in Springhead

A massive new seven-year housing development programme for one of Saddleworth’s “green lungs” will not solve Oldham’s demand for affordable homes. But, say Save Our…

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Save Our Valleys battle proposals to build 265 homes on Springhead green fields

A PUBLIC consultation period over plans for 265 new homes in Springhead has been extended after difficulties accessing documents on Oldham Council’s website. The planning…

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