200 people attend public meeting

Hayfield residents turned out in force for a public meeting about proposed amendments to the High Peak Local Plan, which could see a green belt site in the village lost to housing.

Thursday, 13th February 2014, 1:30 pm
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Around 200 people attended the meeting, held last Wednesday at the Royal Hotel, as well as two representatives from High Peak Borough Council.

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It was the second meeting about the local plan amendment, which could see a site on Kinder Road being developed if it is deemed to not meet the criteria for green belt land.

Locals fear that any loss of green belt could have a detrimental effect on the village’s economy.