PLANS for a major new housing development in Aiskew, near Bedale have been submitted to Hambleton District Council.

Taylor Wimpey, North Yorkshire Ltd have put in the application for 43 homes on land to the rear of 28 Bedale Road, Aiskew. The development is next to an existing housing development at Badger Hill Drive, and Fox Covert Close and backs onto the Wensleydale railway line. Hambleton District Council is currently consulting on the plans which will go before the authority’s planning committee. So far several objections have been received from neighbouring properties. The closing date for representations and comments is August 4 and must be made in writing to the council. For further information go to the council’s website .