The King’s School, Macclesfield has made a major planning application with potential far-reaching impacts upon three sites - one within the urban part of Macclesfield and two in the surrounding Green Belt. The former involves a historic site near the town centre. Both of the latter involve the loss of productive agricultural land, mature trees and hedgerows.
CPRE, Friends of the Peak District and The NW TAR responded to the GMSF strategic options consultation. Together we agree of the great value in havcing spatial planning documents of a higher level than Local Plans. We hope the environment to be given proper consideration throught the evolution of the GMSF.
As part of our campaign to protect the Green Belt, Cheshire Branch plans to collect evidence of its use for recreation, and photographs showing the beauty and tranquillity of these threatened parcels of land. If you live near to one or more of these sites, please visit and take photos where possible, and send in to Debbie Janney at the Branch Office (01606 835046) – preferably by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Brownfield sites in CWaC - we want to encourage community interest for all potential uses including open space and green infrastructure. It is also relevant to emerging neighbourhood plans. This is a summary of the NLUD data for CWaC.
Research has proven the effectiveness of the 'Binfrastructure' scheme; cigarette litter in Middlewich has been halved following a new joint initiative from CPRE, Japan Tobacco International and the Middlewich Clean Team.
CPRE Cheshire is looking for evidence of brownfield sites that could be used in preference to greenfield/Green Belt sites. Cheshire sites have already been identified but we are sure that there are more out there. Follow the link below for full details of how to submit.
CPRE Cheshire Branch opposes the proposed Poynton Relief Road and A523 improvements, which form part of the SEMMMS (South-East Manchester Multi-Modal Study) Roads Scheme. To read the Branch's objections in full, please follow the link below.
CPRE Cheshire Branch has responded to Cheshire East Council's 'Local Plan Strategy - Submission Version' consultation, which closed at 5pm on Friday April 25th. To read the response, and a supplementary report by Keith Buchan of MTRU, please follow the link below.
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