Stay of execution for campaigners fighting housing plans for Hucknall’s Papplewick Lane

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Campaigners fighting to stop a housing development at land off Papplewick Lane, Hucknall, are celebrating a stay of execution.

At Gedling Council’s planning meeting last night, plans for 300 homes and community facilities, including a primary school, were expected to be recommended by the planning committee.

However, at the eleventh hour, the decision was deferred after a ‘very late’ representation from the Environment Agency.

For full story see Friday’s Dispatch.