Council bungle fails to halt phone mast

Despite a massive protest from local residents which resulted in Cheshire East Council’s refusal of planning permission – work has commenced on installing a telephone mast on Pennington’s Lane, Gawsworth.

It appears that Cheshire East failed to notify the applicants within a 56 day timeframe – you heard that right 56 days! Nearly two months!

Defending their (in)action Cheshire East state they did write to the applicants within the allowed time frame – but unfortunately for the residents the letter was sent second class!

We have to assume that the Council didn’t think it advisable to send such an important document by recorded delivery.

We’d be happy to hear from local residents with their thoughts –

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