Former green belt sites to be developed for housing in Rotherham

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Two areas of former green belt land, including one which straddles a village conservation area, have been approved for housing by Rotherham Council after they were made available for development as part of the authority’s recently adopted local plan. The … Continue reading

Council planning service shows Rotherham is open for business

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Rotherham Planning Service is a finalist in the category for Local Authority Planning Team of the Year at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence 2018. The RTPI Awards are the most established and respected awards in … Continue reading

North east Derbyshire town vows to fight ‘destruction’ of ‘treasured’ greenbelt

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Residents from across Dronfield are to launch a campaign to protect the town’s ‘treasured’ greenbelt land. The Dronfield Greenbelt Residents’ are protesting against the district council’s plans to build 860 homes on the outskirts of the town as part of … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire villagers pledge to keep battling to stop housing

Published on Sunday 12 August 2012 09:12

RESIDENTS have met with council chiefs to renew calls for green fields between South Yorkshire villages to be removed from a list of potential sites earmarked for up to 1,100 new homes.

People living around Anston, Woodsetts and Dinnington are unhappy the area is still included in Rotherham Council’s Core Strategy document for future development despite objections during consultation.

The protesters’ concerns have been raised by Rother Valley MP Kevin Barron. Read on…..