Month: July 2015

Rescue respond to the Chancellor’s announcement of latest changes to the planning system

Update: Rescue have written to George Osbourne outlining our concerns. Click here to read our letter. RESCUE – The British Archaeological Trust views with grave concern the Chancellor’s announcement1 that developments on brownfield sites will no longer need planning permission before proceeding. RESCUE notes that the ‘brownfield site’ category is a broad and poorly-defined one which …

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Rescue respond to the Chancellor’s announcement of latest changes to the planning system

RESCUE – The British Archaeological Trust views with grave concern the Chancellor’s announcement1 that developments on brownfield sites will no longer need planning permission before proceeding. RESCUE notes that the ‘ brownfield site’ category is a broad and poorly-defined one which encompasses all sorts of sites, mainly within established urban areas which may include important …

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Rescue respond to Shropshire SAMDev Main Modifications consultation

The Inspector examining the soundnessof Shropshire Council’s Site Allocations and Management of Development (SAMDev) Plan has published a schedule of Main Modifications, which is open for consultation until the 13 July 2015. Rescue have responded to this consultation, including our comments on the soundness of the contraversial OSW004 development (adjacent to Old Oswestry). See our submissions …

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