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Legal briefs: Colwyn Bay's pier could be demolished after a High Court

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

A round-up of legal news: 24-30 October, 2015

Colwyn Bay's pier could be demolished after a High Court campaign

Colwyn Bay’s pier finally looks like being demolished now a High Court campaign over ownership has failed.

Wales Online 

Nightclub owner seeks judicial review over permission for change of use

The owner of a well-known nightclub in Brixton, south London has instructed Cornerstone Barristers to bring a judicial review over a planning decision by Lambeth Council she says will lead to the club’s closure.

Local Government Lawyer 

Residents win permission to challenge approval for seismic monitoring

A group of residents have secured permission to bring a judicial review claim over Lancashire County Council’s grant of planning approval for the monitoring of seismic activity and water quality at a shale gas site.

Local Government Lawyer 

High Court rejects challenge over Butterley Reservoir spillway

A judge has rejected a legal challenge from a campaigner fighting Yorkshire Water's plans to cover an historic Victorian waterway with concrete.

BBC News

Waltham St Lawrence gypsies win right to appeal eviction

Gypsy families living at an illegal campsite in Berkshire have won permission to appeal a refused application for a judicial review.

BBC News