SBCG NEWS


Public Meeting: 24 March

PUBLIC MEETING – CALLING FOR PLANNING APPEAL MORATORIUM UNTIL NEW PARLIAMENTARY PROCESS IS COMPLETED When: Saturday, 24 March 2018. Timings: 1400 hours – 1600 hours. Where: Meadowburn Primary School (Assembly Hall), Lendale Lane, Bishopbriggs, G64 3LL. What: Public meeting including speakers and an anticipated very good turnout from the local community. Who: Speakers include Professor […]

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MSPs support the campaign

Save Bishopbriggs Canal Greenspace campaign has received the support of MSPs following a massive groundswell of protest against proposals to build a large number of homes on land beside the Forth and Clyde canal. The democracy of having a Planning Board in place has been undermined. The board unanimously rejected the plans and requested a […]

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Outcry on appeal decision

Outcry as greenspace housing development gets go ahead on appeal subject to financial handover.   MSPs and councillors have hit out at the Scottish Government’s intention to give the thumbs-up to controversial plans for a housing development on canal greenspace in Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire. The Scottish Government intends to allow the appeal after particular financial […]

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Appeal granted, with no redress to concerns

We’re angry that the Scottish Government intends to allow the appeal after additional financial contributions to the Local Authority are confirmed. We hear time and time again that ‘money talks’. This is unacceptable. We simply cannot allow our democratic society to be bullied by wealthy developers. The reporter doesn’t appear to have taken all matters […]

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CALA Appeal UPDATE: send responses by 12 Dec

As expected, CALA have appealed against the decision of local councillors not to back their proposals. Everyone who sent in a letter of Objection should have been contacted by the Council with this information. Copies of the objection letters sent previously will be sent to the Government Reporter, who will be deciding on the format […]

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19th September: Plans unanimously rejected!

At the Planning Board on 19th September, not one councillor seconded the proposal to adopt the council’s proposal, voicing concerns about the scale and density of the development, the townhouses, and the traffic and road safety. […]

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Decision time: 19th Sept @Southbank Marina

The Planning Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday 19th September at 5:30pm, at Southbank Marina, 12 Strathkelvin Pl, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1TJ. Please come along to show your support: we’ll be outside from 5pm, hopefully see as many of you then as possible. The Planning office have recommended approval is granted subject to a legal agreement and […]

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