The Pontypridd Museum opens to the public for the first time since the town suffered severe flooding in Storm Dennis, and a brand new community space has been unveiled. Following the bad weather in February 2020, the basement of the museum was flooded and major repair work was required. Monday
Plans have been submitted for a brand new community-owned solar farm in Plymouth, which could power almost 4,000 homes a year. After launching the scheme this summer and undertaking extensive community consultation, Plymouth City Council and local charity Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) have submitted a joint planning application to develop
A bid for a housing estate on agricultural land in Bacup has received planning permission. Mr Darius Mahdavi has requested 29 houses with associated works on a pristine 1.98 hectare site adjacent to Laneside Cottages, Todmorden Old Road. The application, which received 16 objections from the public, was approved by
Lancaster’s theatres, entertainment venues, restaurants and hospitality businesses need a parking system that encourages, not deters, visitors, said a leading adviser. A proposed new, simpler fare system has raised concerns that patrons of theaters and restaurants will be deterred, just as theatres, arts venues and restaurants are recovering from the
The future of a former Mecca Bingo site and historic theater has been teased by its new owners. The Garrick Theater on Lord Street, Southport, former headquarters of the multi-million pound bingo company, was bought last year after being vacated by Mecca Bingo. The building was originally to be auctioned,
New plans have been tabled for homes on a farm in Buckinghamshire, just a year after a similar project was rejected. D Croft Transport is looking to redevelop Model Farm on Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Peter. In December 2020, Bucks Council refused a similar request from D.Croft Transport Ltd for
Adele’s team are reportedly negotiating a deal with Live Nation and Caesars Palace in a bid to save her Las Vegas residency, it has been reported. Singer Adele, 33, tearfully announced her decision to postpone the dates of her residency show to Eleventh Hour last week in an Instagram video.
Liverpool shocked the footballing world this morning with a surprise move for Luis Diaz. The Reds are looking to complete a deal for the winger after hijacking Tottenham’s offer with one of their own. The Colombian could leave FC Porto for around £37.5m. It’s a statement signed by the Reds
A developer’s bid to build dozens of new homes on a former quarry and scrapyard site has been approved. The Heaton Group have applied to Rossendale Council for planning permission to demolish an existing two-storey detached house and erect 41 new bungalows, townhouses and houses on land south of Blackwood
A young radio host who was simply told to ‘stop being gay’ is now using his airtime to help others struggling with their sexuality. Josef Hollywood recently shared a stat on his Instagram story about AIDS awareness ahead of National HIV Testing Week. Much to his disgust, a follower responded
A permanent marker to commemorate the site of one of Scotland’s worst peacetime fire service disasters could be created as part of plans to develop a budget 66-bed hostel. Glasgow City Council has received an application seeking permission to change the use of a former nursery building on Warroch Street.
Activists celebrate after land that could have been turned into a crematorium was given an extra layer of protection from further development. Hundreds of people last year spoke out against Reigate and Banstead Borough Council’s proposals for the facility off Woodhatch Road in Reigate, citing concerns over the crematorium being
Proposals for a wind farm in the Glenkens are being appealed to the Scottish government – for the third time. Energiekontor UK has filed documents at Holyrood for its plans at Cornharrow near Dalry just two days before Christmas. The move was made possible because the council had not made