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Wetherby Lib Dems press for U-turn on Spofforth Hill

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 11 September, 2019

A potential u-turn by Harrogate planning chiefs on the proposal for more than 200 houses on the fringes of Wetherby, just inside the North Yorkshire boundary, has been welcomed by Wetherby Liberal Democrats. David Hopps, chair of Wetherby Liberal Democrats, said that they had been implacably opposed to the proposal from the outset. Hopps said: […]

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800 houses threaten Wetherby overload

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 30 August, 2019

David Hopps, chair of Wetherby Liberal Democrats has called for Leeds’ ruling Labour group to recognise the pressing needs of the Wetherby area after the Leeds City Council Plans Panel approved a scheme for 800 houses at Racecourse Approach. Liberal Democrat councillor Colin Campbell voted against the scheme on the grounds that it was unsustainable […]

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Cuckoo development exposes Tory approach on housing

by Wetherby Liberal Democrats on 4 January, 2019

Harrogate’s Tory-led council has been a complete shambles as it first overwhelmingly rejected the building of 210 houses on Spofforth Hill and then did an abrupt U-turn without having the decency to explain why. This blatant Cuckoo Development – where houses approved by one council live off the services of another – is no way […]

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