Former owner campaigns to overturn planning approval

The former owner of a Manx cottage in the west of the Island hopes the decision to demolish and replace it with a more modern structure will be overturned.

Bill Dale, who previously owned Ballacain in Dalby, says support for the proposals is ‘wrong’ and needs to be looked at again.

A planning inspector recommended the design be refused, but stand-in planning minister Rob Callister MHK gave the larger, flat-roofed building the go-ahead.

Mr Dale, who plans to submit a petition of doleance to the courts, hopes the approval will be overturned:

Source: Manx Radio