From Ilkley Gazette, July 31st, 2019
BRADFORD Council has cut its housing targets by almost a third and has halved the amount of greenbelt land that could be released for future development. The changes are contained in the council’s preferred options for the review of its Core Strategy. The authority has launched the next step in its consultation and is inviting people to have their say on the document.
From Keighley News, July 26th, 2019
Written by Alistair Shand
KEIGHLEY MP John Grogan is calling on the new Chancellor to take action to boost the region’s economy. Mr Grogan and fellow officers from the All Party Group for Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire have written to Sajid Javid demanding that the new administration be proactive in supporting further growth and redressing regional imbalances.
From Craven Herald & Pioneer, 19th July, 2019
Written by Herald Reporter
PLANS to build 35 homes on a field in Eastburn have been approved, despite the objection of the village's MP. John Grogan was one of several objectors to raise concerns over the plans for land between Croft House and Green Lane. The application, submitted by A J Feather & Mrs Feather and Mr J Field, went before Bradford Council’s Regulatory and Appeals Committee on Thursday where it was approved by councillors. Members were told that despite the high-profile objections, a similar application for 31 houses on the site had been approved in 2015, although that permission had since lapsed.
From Ilkley Gazette, July 17th, 2019
Written by Claire Lomax
ILKLEY’S MP John Grogan has tabled a motion in the Commons backed by members of the Labour, Conservative, Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party calling for matches in all future cricket World Cups and the Women’s Football World Cup to be added to the list of events which by law must be offered to free to air TV.