Tag Archives: planning

Let MPs know your views re planning (or lack of…)

It's election time, which means politicians might take more than usual notice of the public.   You could do your bit for Congleton by taking up Protect Congleton's suggestion to write to a range of MPs and local councillors, to point out their failings.  Also, when writing to opposition parties, to ask why they support the government.Protect Congleton state these reasons for protesting to politicians:Decision Read more [...]

Keep Congleton’s heart green

Spread the word - raise awareness and help raise funds. A green patch of Congleton town centre is up for sale and under threat. Why is this important? Congleton is unusual for the green fingers of land that reach the centre of town. Tucked away behind the main shopping street, Moody St and Waggs St, there is a strip of land alongside The Howty brook that leads to Priesty Fields, Lambert's Lane Read more [...]

Meadow Ave appeal deadline for objections

You have until 20th March to object - but fortunately it's easy to do online.  Protect Congleton's website explains how and gives the links. Our only problem with the online form was deciding what category of commenter we were as we had no idea what Rule 6 meant.  Anyway, we weren't Rule 6 as we didn't want the opportunity to attend any hearings and cross-examine witnesses.  So we picked 'interested Read more [...]

Meadow Ave planning application refused

It was mainly this application by Adams (Manchester) for 14 houses (plus a sewerage system suited to 100s), threatening the much loved Priesty Fields area, that rallied residents of Congleton to protest, and to form a new group:  Protect Congleton - Civic Society. The group began life in 2012 after a public meeting to voice objections against this and other piecemeal applications for new housing Read more [...]