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Green Belt review could be shelved as plans face crunch vote

Green Belt review could be shelved as plans face crunch vote

Controversial plans for a Green Belt review in Sheffield could be shelved as proposals face a crucial vote this week. Opposition Liberal Democrats have forced the vote at this week’s Full Council meeting – as the plans face local outcry. The review could see large areas of protected green land concreted over for housing. The […]

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Council waves through plans for houses on Fulwood green land

Council waves through plans for houses on Fulwood green land

Sheffield City Council’s planning board backed plans yesterday to concrete over green land in Fulwood for houses. Proposals to build on green land on Canterbury Crescent in Fulwood were approved despite local outcry. The previously protected land was allocated for housing in a controversial vote by the Council in April, in the face of Liberal […]

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Labour Council spark outrage in fresh attack on Sheffield Green Belt

Labour-controlled Sheffield City Council have sparked outrage by instigating a review of South Yorkshire and north Derbyshire’s Green Belt. The review will seek to concrete over areas currently protected as Green Belt and allocate the land for houses. Critics have argued that the review will destroy local countryside and damage Sheffield’s reputation as Britain’s greenest […]

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Local pressure forces Council u-turn on former school playing fields

Local pressure forces Council u-turn on former school playing fields

Local residents gave a cautious welcome to plans agreed by Sheffield City Council’s planning board for the site of the former Abbeydale Grange School. The plans approved by the planning board today, grant permission to build new homes on the site of the demolished school and the old Bannerdale Education Centre, but protect vital green […]

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Historic shift as Labour Council votes to concrete over controversial green fields

Historic shift as Labour Council votes to concrete over controversial green fields

Labour councillors on Sheffield City Council voted today to condemn a number of green sites to be concreted over and developed for housing. The plan to allocate sites for housing was agreed at today’s Full Council meeting, despite strong opposition across the city. One controversial site was Canterbury Crescent in Fulwood, which has now been […]

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