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Legal briefs: Key Wiltshire village green ruling; Bromley traveller and gypsy site injunction refused

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 18 May-24 May, 2019

Key Wiltshire village green ruling

The Court of Appeal has rejected an appeal by Wiltshire Council over a village green case involving a site in Royal Wootton Bassett that clarified the trigger events that suspend the registration of village greens.

Local Government Lawyer

Bromley traveller and gypsy site injunction refused

A High Court judge has refused an application by Bromley Council to extend an interim injunction prohibiting gypsies and travellers from camping on 171 open spaces and car parks in the south-east London borough.

Local Government Lawyer

Success for Co Offaly waste facility challengers

A group of residents has won a High Court order quashing Offaly County Council’s decision to grant a permit for a waste facility at Daingean near an area of bog designated as a special area of conservation.

Irish Times

Court action set after protected trees are chopped down

Three summonses have been issued by Swansea Council after 70 protected trees including a giant redwood were felled without authorisation near a housing development that is being completed by Enzo Homes Ltd.

Swansea City Council