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Chairman’s Update, October 2019

Rod Tann’s Autumn Roundup As we slip into Autumn, the Society’s Chairman, Rod Tann, writes on current issues facing Wirral’s fragile balance between concrete and countryside. Over to Rod…          

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Hoylake Golf Resort – What’s in the Small Print?

What Are Wirral Council Not Telling Us? We are still seeking to clarify the situation regarding penalty clauses in the Development Agreement Wirral Council entered into in 2016 with the Jack Nicklaus Joint Venture Group (NJVG). Under a Freedom of Information request, the Council initially refused to publish the Development Agreement. Subsequent to a complaint […]

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Wirral Council Pull Out of Hoylake Golf Resort Funding Plan

Don’t Get Too Excited – The Beast Still Lives The Society applauds the recent decision by the new Cabinet of Wirral Council not to loan their preferred Developer £26million for the Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort project. However, we need to remind everyone that whilst it has taken a first important step towards distancing itself […]

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Wetland Resort or Golf Resort?

Is Another Wirral Flood Plain a Suitable Site for Building Development? Our friends at the Stop Hoylake Golf Resort Action Group (SHGRAG) share our concerns about not only losing a huge swathe of green belt to an unwanted development, but also the viability of building (yet again) on another of Wirral’s flood plains. They have […]

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Chairman’s Update Jan-Feb 2019

Our Chairman, Rod Tann writes As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2019, it is disappointing for the Society that this year looks set to see Green Belt casework continuing to dominate its Agenda: The Council’s Local Plan Wirral Council was one of the three Councils selected by the Minister for Housing, […]