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Gladman refused consent for 200 homes on unallocated greenfield site in Yorkshire

Gladman refused consent for 200 homes on unallocated greenfield site in Yorkshire

Land promoter Gladman has been refused consent for 200 homes on an unallocated site in North Yorkshire after officers advised that the proposal was contrary to local planning policy and "unacceptable on its planning merits".

Huge Yorkshire energy park approved against officer advice

Huge Yorkshire energy park approved against officer advice

Councillors have given the green light to an 87-hectare business and energy park on the edge of Hull, despite officers recommending that the scheme be refused because of its conflict with the local plan.

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Why the business secretary overruled an inspector's recommendation and approved a gas-fired power plant

Why the business secretary overruled an inspector's recommendation and approved a gas-fired power plant

A minister's approval of a gas-fired power plant against an inspector's finding potentially conflicts with the government's commitment to its net zero carbon target, say some experts, who also suggest the decision illustrates the need for an overhaul of the eight-year-old energy national policy statements.

Local Plan Watch: Lake District plan proposes more housing

Local Plan Watch: Lake District plan proposes more housing

The Lake District National Park Authority is closer to an updated local plan after publishing the results of a consultation held last year.

How we did it: Neighbourhood planning in the inner city

How we did it: Neighbourhood planning in the inner city

A neighbourhood plan in a Leeds suburb is aiming to encourage development and revive the local centre, Mark Wilding reports.

CIL Watch: Yorkshire leads northern regions on CIL

CIL Watch: Yorkshire leads northern regions on CIL

Consultation on Harrogate Borough Council's draft charging schedule, which closes next week, takes the borough one step closer to being the 11th local authority in Yorkshire and the Humber to have a community infrastructure levy (CIL) in place.