Category Archives: Planning Applications

Shadow Economy Spokesman Attacks Quarry Expansion Plans

The shadow spokesman on the Kirklees economy has attacked ‘devastating’ plans by Marshalls’ Mono to extend their operations at Appleton Quarries, Shepley. Responding to the Kirklees Local Plan, Councillor John Taylor is refusing to support proposals which would allow the conglomerate to quarry next to the village of Birdsedge. Current plans would see Marshalls more […]

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Friends of Shepley Sledging Field

A new Facebook group – the Friends of Shepley Sledging Field – has been set up to draw attention to concerns over the future of the Sledging Field on Cliffe Road, Shepley. The field is under threat from developers despite its importance to youngsters and families across the local community – a much-loved recreational hot spot. Councillor […]

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