The following planning applications have been submitted to Northumberland County Council.
Heddon on the Wall: Mr Graham Mellstrom, land north of Bays Leap Farm House, variation of condition 2 (approved plans) from application 14/03196/FUL – proposed milk and cheese processing plant, cafe and interpretation centre.
Morpeth: Mr Gordon Robson, 37 Newgate Street, proposed two-storey side extension and provision of balcony to front; Mr Kosta Ticheros, 5 Fontburn Gardens, High Church, proposed single storey rear extension; Marks & Spencer, 24 Sanderson Arcade, advertisement consent for proposed removal of existing brand signage and replacement with new individual letters and metal fascia signs.
Pegswood: Mr Carl Sanders, land at former Sanders Plant Hire, Longhirst Road, outline planning application for three residential dwellings.
Ponteland: Mr Michael Butler, 12 The Rise, Darras Hall, single storey extension to rear and new entrance pillars and gates; Mr Akhtar Mamood Zahid, 109A Darras Road, Darras Hall, proposed summer room re-build, extension and associated internal alterations; Mr Andrew Phillips, 33 Bell Villas, change of use from one dwelling to offices; Mr Lee Taylor, Plot 5, Prospect Farm, The Avenue, Medburn, proposed new residential dwelling to plot 5, including change of use from meadow to garden; Mr John Alderson, land at Darras Road, works to trees in a conservation area – fell three Sycamore trees, one Willow tree, one Apple tree and one Ash tree.
Thirston: Mr Stephen Hoyle, Thirston House, West Thirston, works to trees in a conservation area – Horse Chestnut (tree heavily infected with bacterial canker) crown reduce by 40 per cent to try and save tree, various Norway Spruce (non-endemic trees) fell and remove, Chamaecyparis (poor condition and form) fell and remove, crown raise and thin Acers, Ash (suppressing surrounding Acers) fell and remove, five Larch trees (poor form and condition) fell and remove, Large Beech (dead), fell and remove, Oak (large amount of dead in crown) remove dead sections, Sycamore (under tree preservation order) very light crown lift just removing tips of lower branches.
Whalton: Mr Peter Dodds, land south of Howburn Bridge, proposed general purpose agricultural building for storage of tractors, implements and livestock; Ms F. Stephenson and Mr R. Jackson, The Old Barn, Shilvington, proposed alterations and extensions; Mr Nick Howey, Lynn Law Farm House, tree preservation order application – fell one Leyland Cypress tree.