LiveLive blog: Bolton Council planning meeting

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Summary

  • Live updates from this afternoon's Bolton Council planning meeting. To be discussed at this afternoon’s meeting of the planning committee:
  • International missile manufacturer MBDA’s bid to move into Logistics North – aka the former Cutacre site.
  • Asons Solicitors’ application to build a £7 million office off Topp Way. If approved it could create up to 300 new jobs.
  • A controversial "eco" physiotheraphy clinic on green belt land in Westhoughton.
  • Plans to build a B&B in Blackrod — dismissed by Blackrod Town Council because "Blackrod isn’t a tourism town".

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1:36pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Ernagy2 says...

Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous?
Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous? Ernagy2
  • Score: 4

1:45pm Thu 3 Apr 14

filthy6 says...

Ernagy2 wrote:
Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous?
GMWA have just closed the main tourist attraction in Blackrod
[quote][p][bold]Ernagy2[/bold] wrote: Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous?[/p][/quote]GMWA have just closed the main tourist attraction in Blackrod filthy6
  • Score: 1

2:02pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Ernagy2 says...

filthy6 wrote:
Ernagy2 wrote:
Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous?
GMWA have just closed the main tourist attraction in Blackrod
Short sighted. Blackrod with easy access to the West Pennine Moors. Easy walking distance from Blackrod station. Where do these people think jobs are going to come from, when they miss easy opportunities?
[quote][p][bold]filthy6[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Ernagy2[/bold] wrote: Re "Blackrod isn't a tourism town " then make it one! That is where the money is. Does Blackrod not one to become prosperous?[/p][/quote]GMWA have just closed the main tourist attraction in Blackrod[/p][/quote]Short sighted. Blackrod with easy access to the West Pennine Moors. Easy walking distance from Blackrod station. Where do these people think jobs are going to come from, when they miss easy opportunities? Ernagy2
  • Score: 3

3:19pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Jim271 says...

The Gym at the old Robin Hood Pub,

Which Community will it be catering for?

Answers please even though the people of Halliwell know already.
The Gym at the old Robin Hood Pub, Which Community will it be catering for? Answers please even though the people of Halliwell know already. Jim271
  • Score: 6

6:25pm Thu 3 Apr 14

atlas123 says...

Good to see Elaine Sherrington is a nuts as ever....

Still at least she was sober!
Good to see Elaine Sherrington is a nuts as ever.... Still at least she was sober! atlas123
  • Score: 1

8:01pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Gore Seer says...

I Am Totally Against Missiles Being Built, My E.T. Friends Watch.
I Am Totally Against Missiles Being Built, My E.T. Friends Watch. Gore Seer
  • Score: -1

8:22pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Ernagy2 says...

atlas123 wrote:
Good to see Elaine Sherrington is a nuts as ever....

Still at least she was sober!
A little eccentricity helps (lol)
[quote][p][bold]atlas123[/bold] wrote: Good to see Elaine Sherrington is a nuts as ever.... Still at least she was sober![/p][/quote]A little eccentricity helps (lol) Ernagy2
  • Score: 1

4:58am Fri 4 Apr 14

oftbewildered2 says...

good report Elaine - although I believe the saying is 'between a rock and a hard place' not a 'half place'.
good report Elaine - although I believe the saying is 'between a rock and a hard place' not a 'half place'. oftbewildered2
  • Score: 0

11:34am Fri 4 Apr 14

carolrimmer says...

After getting planning approval for our zero carbon house, I have decided to write a blog so people can follow our progress and hopefully it will inspire others! Check it out at http://zerocarbonhou
seproject.wordpress.
com/
After getting planning approval for our zero carbon house, I have decided to write a blog so people can follow our progress and hopefully it will inspire others! Check it out at http://zerocarbonhou seproject.wordpress. com/ carolrimmer
  • Score: 0

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