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Priti Patel welcomes Black Notley development appeal refusal

Category: Local News Published: 21st January 2022 - 4:04 pm

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has welcomed the decision taken by an independent planning inspector to throw out an appeal by speculative land developer Gladman, for 90 dwellings on a site in the countryside adjacent to Brain Valley Avenue, Black Notley. The development would have had a harmful impact on …

Priti Patel MP with Cllr Nick Unsworth (left) and Cllr Ross Playle at their meeting on Saturday (30th October) to plan their opposition to the Rivenhall incinerator.

Witham MP joins forces with local councillors to oppose the Rivenhall incinerator

Published on 1st November 2021 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, Witham Northern Division County Councillor Ross Playle and Coggeshall District Councillor Nick Unsworth have met to discuss their continued opposition to the latest planning application for the Rivenhall Incinerator by Indaver. They got together on Saturday (30th October) at the Witham Library meeting room. This …

Priti welcomes refusal of Bloor Homes planning appeal

Category: Local News Published: 18th August 2020 - 3:14 pm

The Witham MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision of an independent planning inspector to refuse a planning appeal for a development of up to 255 dwellings on a site off Maldon Road, Tiptree (opposite Tiptree Heath Primary School). The application by Bloor Homes had originally been rejected following strong …

Priti studies the plans for the proposed new Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall

Priti visits Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall to support major fundraising campaign to replace it

Published on 3rd July 2020 Published in Local News

lWitham MP Priti Patel has today (03.07.20) visited the Tolleshunt D’arcy Village Hall, to see for herself how badly it needs to be replaced by a new purpose built village hall.  The visit was hosted by former Essex Deputy Chief Constable, Charles Clark, Fiona Marshall former Chief Executive of Maldon …

MP’s Disappointment over Rivenhall Incinerator Decision

Category: Local News Published: 4th June 2020 - 12:03 pm

Witham MP Priti Patel has expressed her disappointment with the decision made by the Environment Agency to grant a variation to their permit to allow the controversial Rivenhall waste incinerator to operate with a stack height of 35 metres. The permit relates to the emissions that will be caused by …

Priti comments on future of garden communities in north Essex

Category: Local News Published: 20th May 2020 - 10:56 am

The Witham MP, Priti Patel, has responded to the report issued by planning inspector Roger Clews (19.05.20) on the examination of the local plan proposals for garden communities in north Essex.  Mr Clews’ report found that the proposed Braintree/Colchester Borders Garden Community in the Witham constituency was not deliverable or …

Priti welcomes Tiptree planning refusal

Category: Local News Published: 3rd March 2020 - 12:28 pm

Local MP Priti Patel has welcomed the decision by Colchester Borough Council to refuse a planning application by Bloor Homes for 255 new homes on a site adjacent to Peakes Close and Maldon Road, Tiptree. The proposals were rejected on the basis that they represented ‘harmful urbanisation of the village’. …

Priti calls for housing plans rethink

Category: Local News Published: 9th December 2019 - 11:18 am

Priti Patel, the Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has called on Colchester Borough Council to urgently rethink its housing plans for a garden community. The plans, which were heavily criticised by an independent planning inspector in 2018, will be subject to a series of further hearings next month (January …

Priti slams BDC planning refusal for Complete Dance studio

Category: Local News Published: 20th November 2019 - 2:49 pm

Priti Patel, Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham, has slammed Braintree District Council for refusing to grant planning permission for Complete Dance to open a studio on a site at Wheaton Road. The site, which has been vacant for a number of years, could have been turned into a dance …

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