Today sees the opening of the consultation period on the Harrogate District Local Plan: Publication Draft 2018. Those interested in commenting on the draft plan have until 16:30 on 09 March 2018 to logon to Harrogate consultation website and make their views known.
The site can be found at https://consult.harrogate.gov.uk/portal/pp/lp/pd18/pd18
The big question for everyone interested in the eastern side of the district was where the new Settlement was going to go. In the end, no definitive decision has been made. Instead the plan indicates a preferred area in the Cattal/Green Hammerton locale which includes four of the sites considered. What will now happen with the Flaxby Golf Course site – we will have to wait and see what the developer proposes next.