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Legal briefs: Campaigners crowdfund for Court of Appeal challenge over QPR training site

Words: Roger Milne
Courtroom Gavel - legal changes that affect planners

A round-up of legal news: 17 June-23 June, 2017

Campaigners crowdfund for Court of Appeal challenge over QPR training site

Campaigners are seeking to raise £25,000 through crowdfunding in a bid to go to the Court of Appeal, to challenge Ealing Council’s decision to approve the proposed siting of Championship football club QPR’s training facilities on metropolitan open land (MOL).

Local Government Lawyer

Campaigners win latest battle in High Court to stop Catesby's Kedleston homes plan

Protesters fighting plans to build 400 homes on the edge of the Kedleston estate near Derby have won the latest round of a legal battle over the permission, granted on appeal after Amber Valley Borough Council had blocked the scheme.

Derby Telegraph

Council appeals £150k fine imposed over publication of sensitive data

Basildon Council has confirmed it is to appeal the imposition by the Information Commissioner of a £150,000 penalty, handed down for publishing sensitive personal information about an Essex traveller family in planning application documents that were made publicly available online.

Local Government Layer

Farmer may have to pull down turbine over impact on church

A farmer may be forced to take down his wind turbine after judges ruled the impact on a listed church near Builth Wells had been ignored by Powys County Council, who must now reconsider the project.

Farmers Weekly