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Bromsgrove
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Call for sites: Some of the fields facing development in Barnt Green and Alvechurch.

‘Call for sites’ housing fears

Village councillors are calling for more information after Bromsgrove District Council released maps showing potential sites for housing development in the area. Developers were invited...

Development fears

Plans for 10 new houses in Hopwood were turned down by Bromsgrove’s planning inspector, but Alvechurch parish councillors fear that the developer could come back...
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Plan gets a big ‘yes’

Lickey & Blackwell and Cofton Hackett parish councillors are delighted that residents voted to accept their Neighbourhood Development Plan. Six years in the making, the...

Will Foxlydiate homes lift pressure?

Plans for more than 2,500 homes have been approved, mainly on former Bromsgrove Green Belt land at the border with Redditch. But planners have so...

Green Belt roll-back keeps Barntchurch on table

The controversial GL Hearn study, which outlines the concept of a “garden town” in the Village area, is still on the table as Bromsgrove...
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Wood-sale surprise

The volunteers who look after High House Wood in the Lickey Hills have expressed surprise and concern on learning that the land has been...

Caravan site approved

A site for three caravans has been approved in Hopwood, at the end of Ash Lane near the motorway services. A government inspector overturned Bromsgrove’s...

Power to the people

The power of a “people’s plan” has been confirmed by a planning inspector’s rejection of three houses in the Green Belt at Hopwood. In his...

Indie hope for poll boost

The candidates are up and running to find a new council to take charge at Bromsgrove – and make decisions that will affect villagers’...

Burcot build looks likely

Lickey & Blackwell parish councillors expressed sadness that Fresh@ Burcot Garden Centre could be replaced by 11 new houses if a planning application is...