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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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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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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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Wesham Marsh

It is highly likely Wesham Marsh would be ruined by the proposed development of 264 houses. Wesham Marsh BHS is a unique wetland wildlife habitat of a type that is unusual in the Fylde and within the county of Lancashire. The land around the site and the way it is used influences the marsh. The [...]

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Road safety within Wesham is set to come under threat should a new proposed development be given the green light by Fylde Borough Council.  The proposed 264 house development situated on prime agricultural land North of Mowbreck Lane.  The planning application submitted by Metacre Ltd includes a new access road  sited just 50 metres from [...]

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Our Campaign Begins

A planning application has now been submitted to Fylde Borough Council for ‘regeneration’ of farm land north of Mowbreck Lane. Dated 6th January 2009, the application to concrete our countryside can be viewed here. The consultation period for this ends on 27th January 2009. Within this short period of time all neighbours of the site, relevant [...]

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