Tag "Planning"

Transparent need for more open decisions

‘MUST do better.’ In the face of two damning indictments from the Planning Appeals Panel, the Environment minister’s response is wholly appropriate – and barely adequate.

Minister welcomes planning criticism

Deputy Roger Domaille

ENVIRONMENT minister Roger Domaille has ‘welcomed’ the scathing criticism launched at Guernsey’s planning process – because it can act as a catalyst for improvements.

Dementia sufferers ‘are blocking hospital’

Green Acres Hotel

DEMENTIA patients are blocking beds at the hospital due to a severe shortage of specialist facilities and the problem is getting worse, it was revealed at a planning appeal yesterday.

Appeal hears Manor not viable as a hotel

Manor Hotel

UPGRADING Manor Hotel into a two- or three-star hotel would not be a viable option, the company which wants to convert it into a residential care home argued yesterday.

Rockmount plans approved

ONE of Guernsey’s most popular pubs will get a makeover early next year after planning permission was granted.

Shaping Guernsey

La Societe Guernesiaise conservation officer Jamie Hooper said the society would welcome a rethink on plans for derelict greenhouses because the current system of the land being classed as agricultural was not always viable for the landowner. (Picture by Peter Frankland, 1336767)

DEVELOPMENT options that will shape the face of Guernsey have been outlined in a new planning consultation.