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Appeal: Animal sanctuary would represent ‘inappropriate green belt development’


Permission for the continued operation of a sanctuary for flightless birds and other animals has been refused, after an inspector ruled the development had been incrementally expanded and become harmful to the green belt.

The site was originally used as a grazing area, with stables and a tractor shed that were awarded planning permission. According to the appellant, it is now used as a “rehabilitation sanctuary for abandoned or flightless birds”, but has recently expanded its care to various other animals including monkeys, dogs and guinea pigs. Aviary buildings, cages and kennels have been added to .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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