●● A PLANNING application has been approved by Cheshire East Council for the change of use of a semi-detached building at 9 Lees Lane, Newton, in Mottram St Andrew.
The applicant will change the property from a restaurant and offices back to its original use as a private residence.
The conservatory, originally built to accommodate diners in the restaurant, will also be retained for residential use. ●● THE owner of a house at 34 Butley Lanes in Prestbury has requested permission from the council to build a double storey side extension and rear pitched roof. ●● THE owner of the Bungalow at 10 Chelford Road in Prestbury is awaiting a response from the council to a request to fell five Norway spruce trees causing ‘excessive shading’ and ‘preventing’ plant growth.
The applicant has also requested to plant three Scots pine trees, three silver birch and one Persian ironwood tree to ‘enhance the views both within the garden and also when viewed from the surrounding areas given time’. ●● A MEDITATION class will take place at Prestbury Village Hall tonight from 7.30pm to 9pm. The class is suitable for complete beginners and focuses on overcoming stress and anxiety. £5 (£4 concessions). See samudracentre.org.