BREAKING: Ponderosa retirement village plans approved


PLANS for a retirement community at Ponderosa have been approved.

Owner Howard Cook has been granted planning permission for an eco retirement community, which includes 145 one- and two-bed units, a 50-bed nursing home and a community hub with a store, post office, restaurant, cafe, village hall and bus stop.

Kirklees Council’s Heavy Woollen planning sub committee granted permission for the plans at a meeting today at Dewsbury Town Hall.

The plans have now been referred to the council’s planning and highways committee.

See the full story on our website tomorrow.