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The ‘garden village’ coming to Brentwood

The ‘garden village’ coming to Brentwood

Thursday 30 November 2023

A vast housing development in south Essex has been backed by Brentwood Borough Council, which has approved the quaintly-named Dunton Hills Garden Village. The project will see the building of 3,700 homes, along with three schools, a pub, gypsy and traveller pitches, cycle routes and betting shops. The garden village is targeted for land east […] Read more >

Your chance to help forge a Brentwood Environment Strategy

Your chance to help forge a Brentwood Environment Strategy

Friday 26 August 2022

“Your views and needs are at the heart of everything we do. “That is why the council consults with residents, businesses and other organisations to ensure the decisions we make represent public opinion and are informed by what you tell us.” The words of Brentwood Borough Council will hopefully encourage folk to participate in the […] Read more >

Councillors go against officers’ advice and approve Herongate solar farm

Councillors go against officers’ advice and approve Herongate solar farm

Thursday 2 December 2021

Essex is to get another solar farm. The scheme, targeted for Herongate, west of Dunton Wayletts, was approved by Brentwood Borough Council’s planning committee on Tuesday, November 23. Councillors rejected their officers’ advice to refuse permission on the grounds that the solar farm was against the local authority’s policy and “unacceptable” on Green Belt land. […] Read more >