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Appeal: ‘De-recovered’ appeal allowed after High Court quashes neighbourhood plan

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An inspector has approved 70 homes near Asfordby, Leicestershire, three months after the High Court quashed the village’s neighbourhood plan, leading then-communities secretary Sajid Javid to reverse his recovery of the appeal.

LOCATIONAsfordby, LeicestershireAUTHORITYMelton Borough CouncilINSPECTORDavid NicholsonPROCEDUREInquiryDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/Y2430/3167407The appeal concerned a 3.16 hectare parcel of arable land beyond the settlement boundary of Asfordby, a village in Melton, Leicestershire. The appellant, Jelson Homes, sought outline permission to build 70 homes on the site. The developer also holds........
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