Residents win final round of planning battle

Medieval cottagesResidents who opposed plans to erect a house at the rear of the Medieval Cottages have won what they hope is the decisive battle. Led by Professor Tim Blinko they heard the good news this month that an appeal against an earlier decision to reject plans for a 4-bedroom house at the rear of the Medieval Cottages had failed. Residents feared it would overarch the cottages and harm the Green Belt. Greeting the result Prof Blinko said:  ‘What a positive outcome for our Piccotts End team effort!’