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By Ian Onions, Political Editor / i.onions@bepp.co.uk

A legal challenge over the future of Ashton Vale, where a 30,000- seat stadium is planned, is being bankrolled by taxpayers, the Evening Post can reveal.

Long Ashton parish councillors have agreed to make up to £20,000 of council funds available towards the legal costs of a judicial review of the handling of a bid for the site to be given town green status.

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The future of Ashton Vale, where a 30,000-seat stadium is planned, will now be decided in court. Political Editor
Ian Onions (i.onions@bepp.co.uk) talked to the former councillor who is leading the challenge.

Nearly a year ago to the day, an independent inspector rocked council leaders and Bristol City football club by recommending that Ashton Vale should be registered as a town green, effectively ruling out plans for a new £92-million stadium. But Alderman Peter Crispin was not surprised.

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By Ian Onions, Political Editor / i.onions@bepp.co.uk

Court papers were expected to be served on Bristol City Council today in the latest twist on the future of Ashton Vale, where a 30,000-seat stadium is planned.

The move means the council’s “split site” town green decision in June will now be subject to a legal challenge.

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Ian Onions, Political Editor / i.onions@bepp.co.uk

 

Bristol City Football Club have suffered another blow in their hopes for a new 30,000-seat stadium at Ashton Vale – the future of the site is now expected to be settled in court, which could take weeks if not months to resolve.

The Evening Post can exclusively reveal that an application for a judicial review over Bristol City Council’s “split site” town green decision is expected to be made in the next few days.

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By Ian Onions, Political Editor

 

A PUBLIC inquiry will not be held into a decision to give planning permission for a Sainsbury’s superstore at Ashton Gate.

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has the power to review decisions on major planning applications.

But he has decided a review of this scheme – which would likely have led to a public inquiry – is not necessary.

The decision means another hurdle has been cleared towards a £92-million stadium at Ashton Vale.

If there had been an inquiry, it would have held up the scheme for months. (more…)

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By Ian Onions, Political Editor

A DECISION which will clear the way for land at Ashton Vale to become the site of Bristol City‘s proposed new stadium or lead to a ban on all development there looks set to be taken within weeks.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

Bristol’s Liberal Democrats have agreed to a series of concessions to opposition parties in order to keep control of the city council.

Here we look at what they have agreed, and what they haven’t.

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