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Scotland round-up: Galashiels housing development pollution problem, Corriegarth wind farm project

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Scotland: 4 April-10 April, 2015

Pollution torpedoes progress on Galashiels housing scheme

Work has stopped on a multimillion-pound housing development at Galashiels after potentially dangerous levels of methane and carbon dioxide were found at the site at Easter Langlee, Selkirkshire.

The Planner

Corriegarth Wind Farm project

The government has given planning consent for a 23-turbine wind farm planned for a site near Inverness.

Scottish Government

Rosetta Park housing development approved

The go-ahead for a £40 million housing development involving 130 homes in Peebles has raised hackles.

Peeblesshire News

Burrell refurbishment package backed by Glasgow City Council

Ambitious plans for a full refurbishment and redisplay of the Burrell Collection and the Category A-listed building it is housed in have made progress after Glasgow City Council approved the next stage of funding for the development.

Glasgow City Council

Minister demands action over Borders Railway woes

Cabinet minister Keith Brown has personally intervened to address residents’ concerns about the impact that construction of the Borders Railway will have on their villages.

The Scotsman