Residents set to fail in bid for new village green in Carlisle
Residents look set to fail in their bid to have land next to a major new Carlisle housing scheme declared a new village green.
Council insiders believe the application is an attempt to hinder the development on land next to Windsor Way, Newfield Park, where Persimmon has approval for 277 new homes.
A barrister hired by Cumbria County Council is now urging the authority's Development Control and Regulation Committee to reject the village green proposal for California Lane, which borders the development site to the north of Carlisle.
If approved, it would give Persimmon a major headache... read more
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