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Legal briefs: Sold piers case bound for Supreme Court; Guildford local plan green belt challenge

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 15 June-21 June, 2019

Sold piers case bound for Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has given the owner of a grade II listed house permission to appeal in a dispute over enforcement action taken by Stratford-on-Avon District Council over the sale of two early 18th century limestone piers.

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Guildford local plan green belt challenge 

Three claimants are seeking a planning statutory review of Guildford Borough Council’s decision to adopt a local plan, which they say deletes an excessive amount of land from the green belt.

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Southend backs off illegal campsite injunction

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council has narrowly voted to follow its monitoring officer’s advice and rejected a call to pursue a borough-wide injunction against illegal encampments.

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Conditional discharge for Norfolk climate change disrupter

A climate protester has been given a conditional discharge after disrupting a meeting of Norfolk County Council.

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