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Foxhill development plans approved by council

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Plans for the redevelopment of the Foxhill Estate – including the re-provision of up to 700 homes – have been approved by Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Development Management Committee.

The Committee voted in favour of the outline planning application by a vote of 5 to 4.

As this is an outline planning application, there will be further stages to provide more detail to each phase of the development.

“We have carefully considered all of the information in the officer report, and having conducted a site visit and listened closely to the representations at today’s meeting, the Committee voted to approve the Curo Places redevelopment of the Foxhill Estate, subject to the conditions and legal agreement stated in the officer report.”

– Cllr Sally Davis (Conservative, Farmborough) Chair of the Development Management Committee

Police say owner of dog that mauled poodle has come forward

Police say the dog's owner has come forward after their appeal for information. Credit: PA

Police say the owner of a dog believed to have been involved in an incident in south Bristol in which another dog was killed has come forward.

A man voluntarily attended a police station this afternoon.

This follows an Avon and Somerset Constabulary appeal for information about the incident in Malago Park, Bedminster Down, on Saturday (22 July).

Police say enquiries into this incident are continuing.

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