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Maltings Community Land Transfer And Consultation Halted Following Legal Challenge

Plans by housebuilder Persimmon to hand over land on The Maltings to Shaftesbury Town Council for community use have been put on hold. And a public consultation to determine how to use this open space near Mampitts Square has been paused.

Everything has stopped following a legal challenge to the land transfer process from a new community interest company, which includes a Shaftesbury Town councillor as a director.

Listen to our full report at 28:11 to hear more about this unexpected development during Tuesday’s council meeting.