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Government casts nets for development sites in east

Wed, 13 Jul 2016

Landowners are being urged to open up their sites to government in a bid to boost development in the east of the Island. 
The Cabinet Office has issued a 'call for sites' as part of preparations for an Eastern Area Plan - it wants land for housing and employment.
It says a new plan is "critical" for the development of Douglas and its surrounding parishes - speaking last month Onchan MHK Peter Karran said it had to be looked at on a 'professional basis'.
Next week Policy and Reform Minister John Shimmin will ask Tynwald to accept a report looking at a 'high level strategic review of planning' - which will bring everything into line:


  • John Shimmin MHK

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