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Traveller site plans go forward

Cowling Farm, off Cowling Road, Chorley

Cowling Farm, off Cowling Road, Chorley

Chorley Council’s plans to allocate a gypsy and traveller site in the borough are on track following a meeting last night.

A special council meeting held in the Lancastrian Room of the town hall voted in favour of approving the Chorley Local Plan 2012-26 Gypsy and Traveller and Travelling Showpeople Allocation - September 2014 for submission to the Local Plan Inspector.

Chorley has been told by a Government-appointed planning inspector that it has to provide a site.

The council identified nine potential sites - with Cowling Farm, Chorley, the preferred option.

A submission will now go the inspector ahead of a re-opened Local Plan examination hearing in Chorley Town Hall on September 23 and 24.

The voting went 29 for, 13 against, one abstention.

Read more in Tuesday’s Chorley Guardian.

 

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