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Legal briefs: Yorkshire farm enforcement rap

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

A round-up of legal news: 18 November-24 November, 2017

Yorkshire farm enforcement rap

The owner of one of the tallest farm buildings in the Yorkshire Dales National Park has admitted in court that he had not complied with an enforcement notice issued by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, which resulted in fines and costs of nearly £2,000.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Aldershot TPO climb-down

A hotel company has withdrawn mid-hearing its application to the High Court for a judicial review asking for a tree preservation order in Aldershot to be set aside.

Rushmoor Borough Council

Court move over Glasgow homes scheme

Jordanhill Community Council is considering a fresh legal challenge now that Glasgow City Council has voted to approve proposals for more than 400 homes on the historic site of the University of Strathclyde’s former Jordanhill Campus.

Glasgow Herald

Dublin airport runway challenges fail

The Irish High Court has thrown out three legal challenges against plans for a new €320 million runway at Dublin Airport but for the first time has accepted a constitutional right to environmental protection.

Irish Times