Tuesday, 4 October 2011

CWaC Council let down residents over Ways Green inquiry

RESIDENTS have accused the council of backing down in the fight against controversial plans to build 93 homes on land off Ways Green, in Winsford.

At a two-day public inquiry last week - following Anwyl's appeal - the council revealed it had withdrawn its highways objection and instead would fight the plans on the issue of appearance.

Celia Grant, who lives in Weaver Street, said residents feel hugely let down by the council.  She added: “It feels like a kick in the teeth - what are we fighting for now?

My comment: The  council often ignore highway problems when it suits them. To  suggest that they will now fight the plans on appearance is ludicrous. Highway objection could have stopped the development in it's tracks appearance won't. The $64,000 question is what 'exchanges' took place for them to remove the highway objections.

Read the full story from the source Winsford Guardian

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