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An awful  lot has happened in the last few months, since the Public Enquiry in which the Governments Planning Inspector refused planning permission. So we thought we would try to give you a summary of what has gone on. In January 2012 the developer Metacre submitted another planning application on half of the site but [...]

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Wesham Town Council is hosting a public meeting to inform Wesham residents  on the Mowbreck Lane  planning application. The meeting will be held at Wesham Community Centre, 7:30pm, Friday 7th September. PLEASE come along we need your support. The Fylde Planning Committee will be making a decision on Wednsday 12th September 2012  at St Margarets [...]

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A petition of nearly 1000 signatures signed by residents of Wesham, was handed over today to Andrew Stell, Fylde Borough Council’s Senior Planning Officer. Members of Wesham Action Group (WAG), meeting in St Annes Town Hall on Thursday March 22, gave the petition objecting to the proposed development of 100 homes on countryside north of [...]

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The Secretary of State Eric Pickles has REFUSED planning permission to build 264 houses on the agricultural  land North of Mowbreck Lane. This was also on the recommendations of the Planning Inspector Michael Ellison (MA Oxon). The reason for refusal are quite complicated in terms of planning law but the main reasons are Housing should [...]

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Well, the appeal which started on Tuesday 14th September is over now. The inspector has heard all the evidence and the Wesham Action Group are waiting to hear. We would like to thank all the residents of Wesham who turned up and either spoke out against the proposal or came along to  support the Action [...]

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Fylde BC Development Control Committee(DCC) sensationally rejected the proposed housing development on land north of Mowbreck Lane. The proposal by wealthy Lancashire businessman Trevor Hemmings’ Metacre for 264 houses to be sited on  prime grade agricultural land. In the public meeting held at Lowther Pavilion.  Twenty one objectors many of them from Wesham Action Group [...]

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Prior to the DCC Meeting next week, Wesham Town Council are hosting a public meeting to inform Wesham residents of any updates on the Mowbreck Lane (08/1072) planning application. The meeting will be held at Wesham Community Centre, 7:30pm, Thursday 11th March. The FBC Meeting Agenda is now available online. Click HERE for link. The [...]

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NOTICE OF FBC MEETING

The date has been set for the FBC’s Development Control Committee (DCC) to decide the fate of  Mowbreck Lane’s beautiful farmland. Wesham Action Group needs YOUR support to show the full extent of public feeling against the destruction of our countryside. For many months Wesham Action Group have worked tirelessly to campaign against 264 houses [...]

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PUBLIC MEETING

A public meeting will be held Monday, 19th October 2009 19:30 at Wesham Community Centre. The meeting is being held to bring the public up to date with the application submitted by Metacre to build 264 houses on land north of Mowbreck Lane. Members of Wesham Action Group and Wesham Town Council will be on [...]

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The two recent Bat Walks, organised by WAG, were  “a resounding triumph!” said a Wesham Action Group spokesperson. “Both walks were over subscribed and this has led us to plan further Bat Walks later this summer”.   People came from as far as Lea and Preston, Freckleton and Warton as well as locals from Wesham. [...]

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