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Regeneration doubts halt tin mine plans

The secretary of state has rejected a proposal for the mixed-use redevelopment of a Cornish tin mine because the operation could sterilise mineral resources and had not been shown to significantly contribute to regeneration.

DCS Number 100-050-453

- Replacement held to breach human rights

The proposed replacement of 12 bungalows for elderly people in Hampshire with 24 residences has been rejected after an inspector concluded that it would breach the human rights of the existing tenants.

DCS Number 100-050-411

- Student housing deemed to enhance area

The demolition of a Victorian mill in Leeds and its conversion into student residences has been allowed after an inspector concluded that it would help to lift the area and re-establish a sense of local distinctiveness.

DCS Number 100-050-498

- Farmhouse repair funding route identified

The demolition of a listed farmhouse in south Wales has been rejected after an inspector found that there was no convincing evidence that it would be cost-effective to restore it as part of a golf course development.

DCS Number 100-050-458.

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