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425,000 houses now planned for Green Belt, of which more than 70% are unaffordable.

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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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On 26 April, CPRE Lancashire participated in the second Greater Manchester mayoral debate held by BBC Radio Manchester and hosted by Allan Beswick focused on housing and transport issues.

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On the 1 April 2017, more than two thousand people, representing thirty or so Green Belt groups, convened on Albert Square outside Manchester Town Hall, to show the public opposition to the proposals to release 4,990 hectares of Green Belt land for new development, as part of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.

Published in Past events

Advocating the use of “smart growth” principles.

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CPRE’s response to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework.

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Jackie Copley, Planning Manager said: “It appears there is no stopping motorway based big shed developments, irrespective of Green Belt protection, local objection, generation of unsustainable traffic patterns and harm to the environment. The cumulative impacts of similar developments in Wigan, St Helens, Chorley and Knowsley do not seem to have been fully considered. ”

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CPRE Lancashire dismayed at decision.

Published in Update
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 14:32

Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

Response from CPRE.

Published in The issues
Sunday, 28 August 2016 12:00

Press release: Rimrose Valley walk

Walk planned to highlight threatened Green Belt.

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