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Legal briefs: Redhill airport plans thrown out by High Court

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

A round-up of Legal news: 10 October-17 October, 2014

Marine Management Organisation faces judicial review over dredging licence award

A High Court judge has given permission for campaigners to bring judicial review proceedings against the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) over its grant of a marine licence for dredging. The licence allows dredging to be undertaken at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport, with disposal at the Rame Head South disposal site.

Local Government Lawyer 

Redhill airport plans thrown out of High Court

Plans to replace the grass runway at Redhill Aerodrome with tarmac were scuppered after a High Court ruling was overturned in the Appeal Court. The scheme had been refused permission by Tandridge District Council and Reigate and Banstead Borough Council and subsequently by a planning inspector, but then allowed by a High Court judge. 

Get Surrey 

Casement Park: Judgement reserved in High Court case

Judgment has been reserved in a High Court bid to stop a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium being built in west Belfast. A residents' group had issued proceedings against Environment Minister Mark H Durkan's decision to approve the £77 million Casement Park redevelopment.

BBC News 

Dublin couple ordered to demolish extension built without planning permisson

Malahide couple has been ordered to demolish an extension they built without planning permission and after ignoring an enforcement notice served by Fingal County Council.