Monthly Archives: August 2013

Planning update on the Minehead Road pheasant farm and Gore Square corner shop.

It seems to be a busy day on the planning front today. First up, villagers may be aware that planning permission for a mobile home in association with the pheasant farm on Minehead Road expired over a year ago. Its … Continue reading

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What do we do with a problem like Taunton?

Followers of my spoutings will recognise a familiar theme in my concern about the future for our current (more of that later) County Town, Taunton. Since I moved here 20 years ago, the town hasn’t really adapted. Sure, Fore Street … Continue reading

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Taylor Wimpey Withdraws Station Farm Appeals

Following last week’s refusal by Taunton Deane of the resubmitted applications for more housing instead of employment at Station Farm, Taylor Wimpey have now withdrawn their appeals against the refusal of the first applications. Those appeals were due to have … Continue reading

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Taylor Wimpey refused permission (again) for more housing at Station Green, Bishops Lydeard

You may recall that last year, Taylor Wimpey attempted to do away with the tourism and employment uses in the Station Farm development, replacing them with housing. The proposals were roundly rejected, by 9 votes to 2. Taylor Wimpey subsequently … Continue reading

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