Tag Archives: Residents’ Association

The big inquiry has begun

The big inquiry into Persimmon’s outstanding planning applications for Old Sarum has begun, at the Red Lion in Salisbury. Having a toddler at home is brilliant, but it sadly excludes me from sitting through four days of proceedings. All I’ve heard so far is a third-hand account of the first day’s business. In a nutshell, …

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Open Meeting and Residents’ Association

There is a second open meeting scheduled for Monday 9th July to which all residents of Old Sarum are invited. Following on from the “questions” session in May, this time is hoped to be about answers. Ian McLennan (Wiltshire Councillor) will be present, hopefully filling us in on many areas. It is notable that when …

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Sherbourne Drive to be joined up?

Planning permission has been submitted for the area known as 6C, where there will be fourteen affordable rented properties. The reason this section is of particular interest is that it lies on the back stretch of Sherbourne Drive, in the link between the near and far ends. The planning decision is expected by the end …

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Old Sarum Soft Play Controversy

Well things are certainly hotting up in the debate about the proposed Soft Play facility in Old Sarum! Take a look at the planning website and read some of the many representation letters to see what everyone’s so exercised over. Brushing aside a few misconceptions and downright irrelevancies mentioned by some commenters, what it boils …

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