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Cafe hours extended

An inspector allowed longer opening hours at a café and lifted restrictions on the use of a rear courtyard to enable provision of an outdoor seating area, after being satisfied that the amenity of local residents in an area of Greater Manchester would not be harmed.

Beer garden intensification impact concerns rejected

In striking down an enforcement notice directed at a pergola, six timber sheds and a barbecue shelter at a beer garden associated with a public house in west Yorkshire, an inspector decided that while it had led to complaints from neighbouring residents, the development had not significantly raised noise levels.

Town centre vitality and viability unharmed by restaurant

An inspector allowed the change of a vacant shop to a restaurant, deciding there would be no harm to the vitality and viability of the central London town centre, and making a partial award of costs against the council for not defending their reason for refusal.

Drive-thru and hot food takeaway accepted as ancillary to needs of employment area

A drive-thru and hot food takeaway complex and children's day nursery were approved on former employment land at an industrial estate in Dundee despite being contrary to local plan policy aimed at protecting such employment land for industrial uses.

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