Caravan pitch proposal will not face council opposition

Council chiefs will not stand against a Gypsy-Traveller family’s plans for a Moston pitch at appeal.
And the move could help block future applications in the same area (writes local democracy reporter Stephen Topping).
Cheshire East Council was due to oppose Dawn Smith’s plan to keep caravans on a pitch near Meadowview Park, in Dragons Lane, following a decision taken by the council’s Southern Planning Committee last May.
It comes after the National Grid withdrew an objection to the proposal about the site’s proximity to a high-pressure gas pipeline — which could cause a 400m fireball in an explosion, the committee heard.

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