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Tuesday, 05 January 2016 11:29

Woolsington Hall gutted by fire

In a dramatic twist to the saga of Woolsington Hall, a fire has swept through the neglected building causing further damage to this listed property.

A new planning application has been presented to Newcastle City Council by Banks Property for over 460 new houses.

Concerns have been raised over the changes to the handling of new planning applications by Northumberland County Council. Designed to streamline the process and speed up through-put, they could seriously weaken accountability and reduce the opportunities for democratic representation.

The Secretary of State has decided to support Newcastle Council over the Green Belt development in Woolsington Woods. 

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 18:17

Link House Beadnell

The saga of Link House, the cottage in the dunes at Beadnell which has been the subject of a protracted planning application, has received a jarring twist in the story.

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