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Holiday home plan to boost Rossendale tourism
6:27pm Sunday 23rd March 2014 in News
A NEW holiday home could be built in Loveclough if councillors approve a fresh planning application.
Kenneth Ainsworth of Swinshaw Farm, in Goodshaw Lane, wants to build accomodation for tourists visiting the Pennine Bridleway National Trail.
A statement by planning agent Ray Booth said: “It is due to the proximity of the Mary Towneley Loop and the easy access from Swinshaw Farm, together with stables already adjacent, that this application is being pursued.”
He added: “The proposal is for the erection of a single dwelling within a cluster of development at Swinshaw Farm. The proposal accords with the overall Local Plan strategy which seeks to avoid isolated development in the open countryside.
“There is a national planning policy presumption in favour of sustainable development, and there are no adverse impacts which would outweigh the benefits of the development.”
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