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Photo shows the greenfields that will be developed, from a footpath that currently crosses the application site, facing towards Atherton, Wigan Photo shows the greenfields that will be developed, from a footpath that currently crosses the application site, facing towards Atherton, Wigan Photo: © Jackie Copley

CPRE recommends refusal of a planning application for a major golf and housing development on land in designated Green Belt, in the area of Over Hulton, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

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Green Belt site under consideration for housing by Lancaster City Council Green Belt site under consideration for housing by Lancaster City Council Photo: © Jackie Copley

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Application for twenty-nine houses off Haven Lane, Moorside to be considered

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Threatened Green Belt land in Aughton, West Lancashire Threatened Green Belt land in Aughton, West Lancashire Photo: © Jackie Copley

CPRE Lancashire and CPRE West Lancashire District Group comment on the Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

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Site of proposed housing development Site of proposed housing development Photo: © Jackie Copley

In its representation to Sefton MBC, Sefton District Group has challenged the applicant's interpretation of planning policy and the law; it has also criticised specific features of the planning application.

Sun Bank Farm in Manchester: released from Green Belt and now under construction for a warehousing & distribution freight hub Sun Bank Farm in Manchester: released from Green Belt and now under construction for a warehousing & distribution freight hub Photo: © Jackie Copley

Development on Green Belt at highest level since NPPF published three years ago.

Continuing to campaign Continuing to campaign Photo from CPRE Lancashire 1947/48 Annual Review

CPRE Lancashire continues to campaign to protect the Green Belt by advocating more brownfield development, more local decision making and more houses built in appropriate locations.

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