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07/06/2017

Appeal: Scottish ministers block 140-home green belt scheme

Torrance / Geograph: Thomas Nugent

Scottish ministers have upheld a reporter's decision to block a 140-home scheme on green belt land in East Dunbartonshire, ruling that the council’s demonstration of a five-year housing supply meant there was no need to harm the green belt.

The proposal sought the construction of 140 homes, of which 25 per cent would be designated affordable, on green belt land near Torrance, East Dunbartonshire. The appeal was called in by Scottish ministers after a two-year campaign against the plan by a local residents’ group. 

The appellant argued that in light of East Dunbartonshire Council's failure to demonstrate a five.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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