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Latest News Stories 21 August 2014

Housing Zone prospectus published by DCLG
DCLG has published a prospectus inviting local councils across England to team up with developers to apply for funding to establish one of 10 'housing zones' proposed outside London.

Pickles publishes large site infrastructure shortlist
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced the first wave of projects to benefit from the Coalition’s £1bn large sites infrastructure programme.

Brecon Beacons National Park chairman in chalet planning dispute
Geraint Hopkins, chairman of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, has been refused retrospective planning permission for a chalet he built on land just outside the boundary of the park and has appealed the decision.

Row over Oxfordshire neighbourhood plan
An Oxfordshire neighbourhood plan has become embroiled in local row over a campaign to remove a site allocated for development in the adopted strategy.

Carlisle airport redevelopment gets lift-off
Stobart Aviation’s latest proposals for the redevelopment of Carlisle Airport have been approved by the city council following a planning saga which goes back over seven years and involved two successful High Court challenges.

News round-up 21 August 2014
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