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The current number of dwellings on this estate is 189 with 60, almost a third, in Harcourt Way and the next largest number, 32, in Hunsbury Hill Avenue. The proposed development is for 71 new dwellings, a 37.6% increase in numbers. I understand that about 25 of these (35%) will be ‘affordable’ and are likely to […]

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The Drover’s Return Café

by Jill Hope on 17 April, 2012

When the proposal came forward to covert the derelict toilet in Hunsbury Hill Country Park car park into a café many people were horrified. Residents at the end of Hunsbury Close, whose houses are only a few yards from the building via a footpath, were very worried that it would be a magnet for gangs […]

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Hunsbury Hill Park Café – latest

by Jill Hope on 11 March, 2011

PLANNING permission has been granted on converting the old toilet block in Hunsbury Hill Park into a café Your local Lib-Dem Borough Councillors and some residents opposed this, but the decision was made by the Planning Committee, which is independent of all political parties. The owner of the premises, Colin Ingle, is keen to work […]

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Hunsbury Hill and Shelfleys Parks – great news

by Jill Hope on 8 March, 2011

LAST year it was very disappointing when the application to the Playbuilder fund to pay for new play equipment in Hunsbury Hill Park failed. Even more so, when it was announced that the Playbuilder fund had ended. Now, some great news – funding for play equipment has been agreed. Both Hunsbury Hill Park and Shelfleys […]

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