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CPRE Lancashire engaged with Burnley’s Local Plan Team during the various stages of the Local Plan progression.  In accordance with CPRE policy we wrote responses querying the assumptions used for the housing and employment projections, and advocated that the Local Plan with lower housing and employment land requirements should be adopted to steer sustainable development in the future.  We successfully made recommendations for a number of housing and employment sites to be saved from Green Belt release.

The publication of the next draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has been put back until October 2018, following revised population figures.  Greater Manchester leaders agreed to delay the publication and consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, following the publication of new official population projections.

Lancashire beauty spot Greenberfield Locks will stay green thanks to a campaign objecting to 60 new houses on agricultural land in the Borough of Pendle culminating in the refusal of planning permission.

Thursday, 21 June 2018 13:04

Audrey Dawson

Written by CPRE Lancashire

CPRE Lancashire is sad to announce that we lost the “Force of Nature” that was Audrey Dawson in May 2018. 

CPRE Lancashire has released three new Brownfield Toolkits, available to download from this website, to support communities in highlighting brownfield sites in their local area, both to reduce development pressure on the countryside and to encourage the regeneration of unsightly or derelict sites.

Peel Ports has created two deep sea berths capable of accommodating the largest container ships in existence in a project known as Liverpool2. The huge cranes imported from China to service these berths have transformed the Liverpool skyline and are visible for miles on the approach to Liverpool.

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