Javid blocks 119 homes over Jodrell Bank interference

The communities secretary has backed a Cheshire council's refusal of permission for 119 homes because of the potential interference the proposals could cause to a nearby 'world-class' observatory and telescope.

by John Geoghegan
The Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire. Pic: Mike Peel, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester
The Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire. Pic: Mike Peel, Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, University of Manchester

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