Category Archives: Planning

West Newton Fracking Application – My Submission

This is my submission to the ERYC Planning Committee against the West Newton Fracking Application. Facts In 2015 the temporary planning permission for West Newton A expired, and Rathlin applied for a Variation of Condition, for another 36 months.  This … Continue reading

Posted in ERYC, Planning

SB By-Pass – Very Significant House Building

Today I spent time in County Hall reading the ERYC Local Plan Review – Options Document. The information regards the Vale of York makes for thought-provoking reading especially with regards Stamford Bridge. “To fully fund a by-pass and a crossing … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Stamford Bridge

The ERYC Tories Have Stitched The Vote

Once again we witnessed a 6 to 5 vote from a Conservative dominated ERYC Planning Committee to push through the West Newton Fracking Application. It was noted by all that none of the three opposition Councillors voted for the application. … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, ERYC, Planning

ERYC Approve West Newton Fracking Application

This afternoon ERYC approved the Planning Application for fracking at West Newton, High Fosham by 6 votes to 5. Chair – Councillor Phyllis Pollard The Only Councillor Speaking I was the only ERYC Councillor who addressed the Planning Committee. My … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, ERYC, Planning

Yapham Road Planning Application

Today I have received notice of a planning application from Harron Homes for the “erection of 112 dwellings, erection of 10 detached double garages, associated access, landscaping, open space, infrastructure and ancillary works” on Yapham Road. Reference number: 18/03327/STPLF Original … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Pocklington

Pock Tories Failure To Support Bungalows

For the second time in three weeks Pocklington Provincial Conservatives Councillor Kay West and Councillor Claude Mole failed to support Pocklington residents need for bungalows this afternoon. Councillor Kay West Please read Pock Provincial Tories Silence On Bungalows Planning Committee Speaker … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, Planning, Pocklington

Pock Development Being Built On Burial Site

Following exchanges with media on Monday evening and Tuesday morning I am pleased, yet saddened, to see confirmation by Alex Wood of the Yorkshire Post that The Mile development, Pocklington is being built on a burial site. Timeline September 30 … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Pocklington

Chariot And Horses Find Confirmed

I can confirm that a chariot and horses have been found on The Mile Development in Pocklington and it has been removed from the site. Desecration Of Burial Site As a chariot and horses have been found it is reasonable … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Pocklington

Mile Development: Chariot And Horses Found

Numerous Pocklington residents have informed me that a chariot and two horses had been found on The Mile development prior to the start of building as part of the archeologists dig. I have requested from Alan Menzies, ERYC Director of … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Pocklington

Pock Planning Application: Six Bungalows Added

Following my request to the Planning Committee, with regards the planning application for the erection of 225 dwellings at land south-east of Groves Farm, West Green, Pocklington, for the addition of bungalows I can now confirm that six have been added … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Pocklington