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Appeal: Health service and education impacts overcome in housing approval

Playing field

Pye Homes Ltd has won two appeals against West Oxfordshire District Council for the development of 169 homes and a new school playing field in Long Hanborough.

The council had refused the housing proposal because of its “failure to address the healthcare implications of the village.” Subsequently the application now includes the provision of a doctor’s surgery, which the council agreed would adequately overcome this reason for refusal.The expansion of Hanborough Manor Church of England Primary School, required to accommodate the likely increase in........
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