Planning application for pirate island

A consultation's begun on a retrospective planning application for a 'pirate island' near Landbeach. The 60 acre site - which cost millions to build - features a pub, guest house and lagoon.

Retrospective planning permission for 60 acre pirate island Credit: Master Wishmakers

It was developed by James Challis in honour of his late grandfather. But the owner failed to get planning permission. Now South Cambridgeshire District Council has until January 10th to decide whether it will be granted.