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We recently aired our views on BBC radio regarding the proposal to designate a greenbelt area in the land above the development on the golf course. At a recent inquiry we were blindsided by a proposal to drop several sites earmarked to be turned into greenbelt, amongst them was the land at the top of the golf course currently farm land and Other Protected Open Land (OPOL)

Listen to the broadcast by downloading the file below

Places for Everyone

As you may be aware, the grand plan for land use in the Greater Manchester area including Bolton and Horwich is being examined in public inquiry at the moment.

The grand plan is called Places for Everyone.

It has been drawn to our attention by the organisation 'Save Manchester's Green Belt' that the commitment to the preservation of green belt land is not as strong as it could be.

'Save Manchester's Green Belt' has written an open letter in an attempt to persuade local MPs in the Labour Party, who may have leverage in the area over Labour Party policy on development, to support the preservation of green belt in this area.

Read letter to Sir Keir Starmer below

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