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Plans approved for theme park in Yorkshire green belt

Plans approved for theme park in Yorkshire green belt

Plans have been approved for a theme park on a 98.4-hectare former colliery site in South Yorkshire, despite planners recognising that the scheme would constitute 'inappropriate' development in the green belt.

Plans approved for Old War Office conversion

Plans approved for Old War Office conversion

Plans have been approved to convert the Grade II* listed Old War Office building in Westminster to create a 125-bed hotel and 88 apartments, alongside a spa, bar and restaurant facilities.

Court of Appeal quashes Cambridge green belt stadium permission

Court of Appeal quashes Cambridge green belt stadium permission

The Court of Appeal has quashed the grant of planning permission for a 3,000-seat football stadium in the green belt south of Cambridge, ruling that the local council had failed to give reasons for its decision.

Go-ahead for mixed-use redevelopment of Sheffield city centre site

Go-ahead for mixed-use redevelopment of Sheffield city centre site

Plans have been approved for the mixed-use redevelopment of a three-hectare site in Sheffield city centre, including 525 homes, a 500-bed hotel and 85,000 square metres of office space.

Council parks and green spaces should get local plan backing, say MPs

Council parks and green spaces should get local plan backing, say MPs

Councils should 'recognise the importance of parks and green spaces' in their local plans, according to a new report on the future of public parks by the communities and local government select committee.

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