Harrogate councillors approve controversial 210 homes plan with 'a heavy heart'
A highly controversial development which will "extend the town of Wetherby" has been approved by Harrogate councillors who claimed they had to grant permission "with a heavy heart".
The application by Hallam Land Management for 210 homes just off Harrogate Road at Stockeld has been met with hundreds of objections since it was submitted to the council.
In August, the application went before Harrogate Borough Council's planning committee who voted to refuse it primarily on the lack of secondary education provision.
But at the end of that meeting the committee were told by... read more
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