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Appeals round-up: 270 dwellings approved for Bradford; ‘Extra care’ village approved for Nottingham

A round-up of appeal decisions: 7 November-13 November, 2015

270 dwellings approved for Bradford

Outline permission for up to 270 dwellings in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has been granted after an inspector found that the scheme would considerably benefit the area both socially and economically.

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‘Extra care’ village approved for Nottingham

The erection of an ‘extra care’ village comprising 133 apartments and 27 bungalows has been approved for Eastwood, Nottingham, after an inspector found the scheme did not pose a significant risk to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the area.

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DCLG rejects two wind turbines in Melton Mowbray

The Department for Communities and Local Government has rejected two single wind turbine appeals for adjacent farms in Melton Mowbray.

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Concrete production ruled appropriate for lifetime of South Downs quarry

New planning permission has been granted for an existing ready-mixed concrete batching plant within the South Downs National Park, against the decision of the National Park Authority.

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Scottish wind farm ruled detrimental to mountain landscape

Permission has been refused for 14 wind turbines close to highland mountain Ben Wyvis after a reporter found that the scheme would result in an unacceptable level of visual impact on the surrounding landscape.

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Rossendale Passivhaus refused

A proposal for a ‘Passivhaus’ in the village of Balladen, Rossendale, has been rejected after an inspector ruled that the development would significantly harm the character and appearance of the area.

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Lincoln homes ruled not a risk to village sustainability

10 dwellings for the village of Sturton by Stow, Lincoln, have been granted permission after an inspector ruled that the loss of employment land did not threaten the sustainability of the village.

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Threat to green space sees South Yorkshire homes refused

Permission has been refused for eight houses on an area of informal green space in Maltby, Rotherham, after an inspector found that the development would have an unacceptable impact upon urban green space provision in the area.

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Tree house ruled detrimental to privacy

Retrospective permission has been refused for a tree house sited in a residential garden in Denton, Manchester, after an inspector found that it would significantly harm the privacy of neighbouring residents.

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Inspector quashes enforcement notice on pigeon-keeping facility

An enforcement notice against a facility being used to keep racing pigeons in Carneyhough, Northern Ireland, has been quashed, after an inspector found that concerns abut its visual amenity were not fully founded.

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