Proposals for a wind farm in Northamptonshire have been turned down on the grounds that it would harm the appreciation of the remains of a cold war missile launch site. DCS Number 100-069-271
Bull breeders' industrial use claim fails
An inspector has refused to confirm that commercial use of a building in Worcestershire is lawful after deciding that its former use for collection of bull semen was agricultural. DCS Number 100-069-293
Railway retained for recreational use
The creation of a wildlife reserve and community woodland on a former railway in Kent has been rejected following a ruling that it must be retained as part of a long-distance footpath and cycleway. DCS Number 100-069-315
Need proven for elderly infirm space
An inspector has allowed a care home for the elderly mentally infirm in Greater Manchester, accepting that there is a need and that allowing it would not lead to an over-provision of special needs housing. DCS Number 100-069-115.