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Kirkbymoorside land being sought by developer

Thank you to a local resident who lives in West End for alerting the blog to this. They recently received the following letter: Checking their website, which is noted on the bottom of the letter, I found: Their motto ‘Rus in Urbe’ somewhat ironically translates to: – an illusion of countryside created by a building […]

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Farewell green fields – Gladman win appeal

Well so much for ‘localism’ – despite both our own Town Council and Ryedale District Council voting against the housing development put forward by Cheshire based Gladman Developments the Inspector has accepted their appeal. You can read the confirmation of what many feared here – INSPECTOR’S DECISION.(PDF 20 pages)

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Goodbye green fields? Gladman Inquiry

The Gladman Inquiry at the Council Chamber, Malton concluded on Wednesday after only the second day. A site visit is still due to take place on Wed. 5th Nov. at 8.30am, starting at the school drop-off area, so any congestion can be assessed, then progress to the busy Market, finally surveying the West Fields and […]

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Gladman’s Appeal

West Fields – Gladman’s Appeal Against Ryedale’s Refusal To Grant Them Planning Permission The Government Inspector is to begin the Public Inquiry at 10.00 on Tuesday 28th October at The Council Chamber, Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton, YO17 7HH. The Inquiry is likely to last for four days. A good turnout, especially at the […]

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Gladman update

The Government Inspector is to begin the Inquiry at 10.00 on 28th October at The Council Chamber, Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton, YO17 7HH. It is likely to last for four days. Information received from Lisa Bolland, KMS Town Clerk: …The council’s case is normally heard first, followed by the appellant. Third parties can […]

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Public Inquiry into Gladman plans

There’s going to be a court battle over plans for 225 new homes in Kirkbymoorside. A public inquiry will take place after Gladman Developments appealed a refusal to build the homes by Ryedale Council. An update on the development which was given to councillors on Ryedale Council’s planning committee last night said: Gladman have put […]

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Reasons to be cheerful ….

As you will know by now Ryedale District Council planning committee voted by 8 to 1 to reject the Gladman Housing’s revised application for up to 225 homes, an application which also attracted almost 40 local objections. Kirkbymoorside Town Council also opposed the plans, claiming the scheme was too large and not suitable for the […]

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Report of the Ryedale Planning Committee public meeting re. Gladman

Extraordinary meeting of the Planning Committee of Ryedale District Council to consider the third Gladman application. This meeting had drama, humour, gloom, (don’t worry not for us) and joy (that was for us.) it was a long, lively and at times entertaining occasion. The members of the committee had all been lobbied, (thank you and […]

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Gladman’s refused!

In front of a large audience of over 100 local residents at Lady Lumley’s School this evening the Ryedale District Council Planning Committee refused the application by Gladman Housing by 8 votes to 1. By all accounts it was a fairly rumbustious meeting with chair of the Planning Committee, Cllr Raper walking out at one […]

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Reminder: Meeting to consider the third Gladman Planning Application – Today!

Today, Tuesday 4 February, at 6.00pm, at Lady Lumley’s School, Pickering there will be an extraordinary meeting of Ryedale District Council’s Planning Committee. The main item on the agenda is to consider the third planning application by Gladman to build on fields to the west of Kirkbymoorside. The good news is that voting will be […]

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Gladman update

The 3rd Gladman application will be going to a special meeting of Ryedale District Council Planning Committee on 4th February. It will be at Lady Lumley’s School, Pickering at 6pm. I have no more details as yet but when the officer report is available (with recommendation to the Committee) I will send round a link. […]

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Reinventing the high street: our fight to protect Malton

Have you read Selina Scott’s recent Telegraph article about the battle Malton traders are fighting to protect their future? In it she mentions Kirkbymoorside’s ongoing skirmish over the Gladman Housing development – you can read it here.

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Kirkbymoorside Town Council

Kirkbymoorside Town Council’s objections to the Gladman housing development

Thanks to Mayor Chris Dowie for sending this across to the blog. The Gladman’s planning application Objections to the Application The planning application by Gladman’s is to build 210 houses and 60 apartments for people needing care on the 3 fields to the west (Helmsley side) of the West Pasture estate. The Town Council objected […]

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The fight for West Fields continues…

This item is in the York Press (Sat. 7th Dec). Thanks to Brian Hewitt for sending it across. “…A HIGH Court hearing will be held over a council’s decision to allow 260 homes to be built in a North Yorkshire town. Ryedale District Council’s planning committee approved plans by Gladman Developments for the scheme in […]

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Judicial Review – Westfields Housing Development

High Court grants permission for judicial review Court hearing to proceed to consider the legality of the decision of Ryedale District Council to grant planning permission for residential development at Kirkbymoorside. His Honour Judge Behrens, sitting in the Leeds High Court on 3 December 2013 has granted Mr William Shaw and Mr Brian Hewitt permission […]

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Gladman threat continues

In a bid to pre-empt the Judicial Review on the shambolic RDC ‘wrong button’ decision Gladman have now submitted a fresh application for 225 houses in West Fields – this time without the Care Homes originally planned, and for which they were allegedly misusing the name of Methodist Homes in their scheme. The new application […]

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Builders use planning loophole to flood villages with concrete

Alerted to this article in the Sunday Times by one of our readers (thanks Peter). VILLAGES in beauty spots are “under attack” from property speculators exploiting new planning guidelines, according to MPs and campaigners. Canny developers have found a way to secure approval for controversial housing schemes opposed by local residents by appealing to national […]

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Ryedale District Council

Review of the Ryedale District Council Extraordinary Meeting held 21st October

What follows is a bald summary of the facts, as well as I can recollect them, for fellow residents of Kirkbymoorside. I was hoping to be able to refer to the Minutes of the Meeting but they haven’t been published yet. If there are errors in my notes, I apologise in advance – and I […]

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What links Kirkbymoorside with Downton Abbey? Answer…. Gladman

You wouldn’t immediately think our small market town had anything in common with the tourist hotspot that is the Cotswold village of Bampton, famous for it’s part in Downton Abbey. But they too have the potential for a large new development which locals are up in arms about according this article in the Daily Telegraph. […]

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Gladman meeting reported on the BBC news website

Bid to quash 260-home Kirkbymoorside plan fails Planning permission for a 260-home development, granted when a councillor mistakenly voted in favour of the proposal, will not be revoked. The application was approved in August after Ryedale District Councillor David Cussons “pressed the wrong button” on an electronic voting system. Read the article in full here.

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Gladman meeting last night

The hall at Lady Lumley’s was pretty well packed, in the region of 200 people, for the Ryedale District Council Extra-Ordinary Meeting about the Gladman Housing scheme. Our Town Cllr Joe Coughlan was present and has very kindly agreed to write a report for the blog outlining the proceeds and outcome of the evening for […]

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Follow the Gladman meeting tonight on Twitter

For those who can’t make it tonight to the meeting on the Gladman housing scheme I will be using Twitter to send regular updates on the proceedings. Just search using the hashtag #gladman from 6.30pm.

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Gladman Meeting tommorrow

6.30PM MONDAY 21st OCTOBER LADY LUMLEY’S SCHOOL PICKERING EXTRAORDINARY MEETING of RYEDALE DISTRICT COUNCIL called by Ryedale District Cllrs John Clark (Cropton) and Sarah Ward (Kirkbymoorside) TO DISCUSS AND DECIDE: 1. TO INSTRUCT THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO REVOKE THE DECISION WHICH ‘APPROVED’ GLADMAN’S PLANNING APPLICATION 2. NOT TO OPPOSE THE FORTHCOMING JUDICIAL REVIEW COME AND […]

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Council to look again at Kirkbymoorside homes scheme

The long-running wrangle over the scheme to build 260 new homes in Kirkbymoorside, has taken a dramatic new turn. Ryedale District Council has decided to hold a special meeting to discuss the controversial plan. Chief executive Janet Waggott announced this week that an extraordinary meeting of the council will be held at Lady Lumley’s School […]

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Message from Cllr Sarah Ward re. Gladman housing

I now have further information regarding the extraordinary meeting of Ryedale District Council being held on 21st October at 6.30pm at Lady Lumleys School, Pickering. In case you are not aware of this, the meeting is asking for the approval of the Gladman application to be revoked, and that the Council does not contest the expected judicial […]

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Ryedale Council meeting over Gladman Housing plan

An extraordinary meeting of Ryedale District Council has been called by Cllr John Clark and myself and this will be on Monday 21st October. Location to be confirmed. The meeting is (i) to request the Chief Executive to proceed with revoking the planning decision and (ii) to not contest the expected judicial review. There is […]

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Green Fields Galore… For Now

Having read all the arguments for and against the Gladman development on the fields past the primary school, I thought it may be nice to show them as they are now, before any works start. So far the only sign of work are the few test sites dotted around the fields. Now is a good […]

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Gladman Developments update

Below you will see information from Kirkbymoorside Town Council with guidance on how you, as a resident, can complain about the recent decision by Ryedale District Council to allow the Gladman Housing development. Also you will see a letters from Kirkbymoorside Town Council to Ryedale District Cllr David Cussons and his response.

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Challenge to Kirkbymoorside homes plan

Town councillors at Kirkbymoorside are taking action to overturn a decision to build a housing estate on the edge of the town. It follows Ryedale District Council’s (RDC) planning committee’s decision to back the plans by developers Gladman to build 260 homes at Westfield, close to the town’s primary school. At Monday night’s town council […]

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Yorkshire Press Clairvoyant??

Were the lights dimmed and the curtains pulled closed? Was the fortune teller’s globe glowing? Was incense burning? Were the tea leaves still warm? This is how I imagine the scene in the Yorkshire Press Business reporter Mark Stead’s office just prior to 7.31 a.m. on Monday, 26th. of August, 2013. Surely something like this […]

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