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31/08/2017

Appeal: Scottish ministers overrule reporter's advice to back Murray sports scheme

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Scottish ministers have gone against the recommendation of a government planning reporter who advised that proposals for an elite tennis and golf facility in the Dunblane green belt, backed by Judy Murray, should not get planning permission.

Originally the scheme also involved 100 new homes, but this was revised to 19. In addition, the £37.5 million project included a hotel, visitor’s centre and a 40-hectare country park.

Ministers, who “called in” the Park of Kier scheme appeal after the proposals were rejected by Stirling Council, announced this week that they were minded to approve the project in pr.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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