Posted by: swinemoor | April 4, 2010

Chronology – October 2009

6th October 2009

Outline Planning Permission for a community hospital on the Swinemoor Lane site granted with 35 conditions!

Great Crested Newt (GCN –Triturus cristatus) found on-the proposed development site: date found unknown at time of writing. This raises doubts about the validity of the GCN risk assessment submitted on the 9th September 2009.

A risk assessment is no substitute for a proper GCN survey, something which was never carried out.


  1. […] this meeting it was announced that a Great Crested Newt had been found on the site in October 2009 and this was likely to lead to a slight delay in the building programme. Possibly related posts: […]

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