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 […]

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 […]

Council have applied to develop green space on Cliffe Road

I wanted to let village residents know that the Council has applied to develop the green space in the conservation area at the bottom of Cliffe Road, on the right as you travel up towards Cliffe House, on Cliffe Road.  Its an application for 2 houses. I know that many of the locals in the […]

Shepley Co-Operative, change of Alcohol Licence

Shepley Co-op, Variation of Licence application. Notices have been erected around the centre of the village, detailing that the co-operative are to apply for a variation of a premises licence. This means that they are applying to sell alcohol from 6am to midnight every day including Good Friday and Christmas Day. I have had some […]