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Legal briefs: Aberdeen FC wins court battle over new home; Liverpool City Council challenges green wedge ruling

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 23 February-1 March, 2019

Aberdeen FC wins court battle over new home

A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to Aberdeen FC’s plans to relocate to a new stadium at Kingsford, near Westhill, on the edge of the city.

Press and Journal

Liverpool City Council challenges green wedge ruling

Liverpool City Council is to appeal against a recent High Court judgment on the development of ‘green wedge’ land because of the “wider ramifications” the ruling has for planning policy nationally.

Local Government Lawyer

Trump company must pick up bill for wind challenge

Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf resort must pay the Scottish government's legal costs following a court battle over a major North Sea wind power development. 

BBC News

NI gold mine consultation passes muster

A judge has rejected a challenge over the decision by Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure to accept an application for a controversial gold mine in the Sperrin Mountains, consultation on which some residents claimed was flawed.

BBC News

Basingstoke’s development partner choice heads to court 

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is facing a legal challenge over its choice of development partner for a major regeneration project.

Local Government Lawyer