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Museum Flats To Get New Balconies

Museum Flats To Get New Balconies

Museum flats isn’t the most attractive building in town but new balcony railings should make it look better, Councillors have heard. The Council want to replace the rotten wood with UPVC-clad, galvanised metal railings. Chief Planning Officer Craig Dryden has concerns with the plans and wants a more natural material to be used. So neighbours […]

Bryher Play Area Gets Green Light

Bryher Play Area Gets Green Light

A letter of support for the construction of play furniture on Bryher from Tresco and Bryther School Council reps Zoe and Jack hit the right notes with planners on Tuesday night. Planners approved the application for kit aimed at 4-12 year olds, to be placed by the community centre. Planning chair Amanda Martin, to whom the […]

Planning Refused For New Home On Bryher

Planning Refused For New Home On Bryher

A detailed, personal and emotional planning application to build a smaller and more manageable home for retirement was made by Council Vice Chair Marian Bennett last night. But it was turned down by Councillors. Marian wanted to extend and improve her one bedroom self-catering holiday unit, The Boathouse on Bryher, adding a bathroom and a […]

Police Station Solar Panels Can Probably Stay

Police Station Solar Panels Can Probably Stay

Solar panels that have been put on the roof of St Mary’s police station without planning permission were described as “unsighthly”, “diabolical” and “disgusting” by different councillors last night. But despite the applicants not following the rules by submitting their planning application, it looks like they’ll be allowed to keep them on condition they move […]