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Planning News – 18 October 2018

by on October 19, 2018

Campaigner loses legal bid to prevent Lancashire fracking
Campaigner Bob Dennett has lost his last-minute legal challenge to stop Cuadrilla fracking at its Preston New Road shale gas exploration site in Lancashire.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

HS2 launches public consultations on railway extensions
HS2 Ltd has launched a public consultation for its construction plans for the Midlands and the North.
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

Brokenshire removes holding direction on East Herts Plan
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has withdrawn the holding direction on the East Hertfordshire District Local Plan, saying he is satisfied that the approach to the plan is ‘consistent with the relevant national policy’.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

LJMU £64m redevelopment project approved
Barton Willmore has been awarded a £64 million project by Liverpool City Council to redevelop Copperas Hill into a new student destination in the heart of Liverpool City Centre for Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).
Prithvi Pandya, The Planner

Governments seek guidance on net zero emissions ‘roadmap’
The UK, Scottish and Welsh governments have written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) asking for advice on when they should achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions from across the economy.
Laura Edgar, The Planner

News round-up
A round-up of planning news

  • Leicester development application submitted
  • Pocket Living and Tfl pair up to deliver affordable housing
  • Bovingdon want to prepare a neighbourhood plan
  • Premier Inn to be built in Islington
  • Carter Jonas brings Yorkshire site to market
  • And more stories…
    Laura Edgar, The Planner

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