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Appeal: Local action group fails to sway inspector on 93-home scheme


A local action group that stepped in to fight plans for 93 homes in Lancashire after Wyre Borough Council dropped its opposition to the scheme has failed to persuade an inspector to turn it down.

The appellant sought outline permission for 93 homes and 850 square metres of class D1 (non-residential) development, on “two fields of unremarkable grassland” near Great Ecclestone, Lancashire.

Wyre Borough Council initially blocked the scheme for reasons relating to the site’s location beyond Great Ecclestone’s settlement boundary, and the potential visual impact.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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