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Champion article on mast appeal rejection

7th November 2017: Great article in the latest edition (1st Nov.) of the Formby Champion highlighting the village’s hard fought victory over the mobile phone giants Vodafone and O2. The article details residents year-long battle to defeat plans to erect a 21 metre phone mast on land behind the BT Exchange building off Lower Alt […]

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Parish Council statement re phone mast planning appeal

1st November 2017: The Parish Council has now issued an update statement concerning the outcome of the appeal for the mobile phone mast, please see below: The Parish Council can now confirm that the Planning Inspectorate have dismissed the appeal by CTIL, acting on behalf of Vodafone and O2, for the installation of a 21m […]

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Appeal notification – proposed phone mast at BT Exchange

21st August 2017: We are now in a position to share further details about the appeal that has been lodged by Vodafone and O2 in relation to the planning application to site a 21m, lattice design mobile phone mast at the BT Exchange site on Lower Alt Road. Sefton Council has written to all people […]

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Mast update

18th May 2017: Please see the latest update from the Parish Council on the proposed Vodafone and O2 mobile phone mast.

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Latest update from Parish Council about phone mast

Hightown Parish Council  Mast Statement 19th April 2017 The Parish Council have now received the results of the Public Consultation Process carried out by Pegasus on behalf of CTIL with regards to the proposed siting of a Telephone Base Station at The Hightown Club. A total of 950 letters were posted out to residents and […]

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CTIL report

30th March 2017: Following a request from the Parish Council for a full technical report on the sites suggested by residents the Parish Council has received the following report from CTIL: What needs to made clear is the difference between ‘Coverage’ and ‘Capacity’.   Capacity is a bigger problem here, and is likely to be […]

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Parish Council statement concerning phone mast proposals

29th March 2017: Following the Parish Council meeting on Monday 27th March 2017 and the circulation of an unsolicited email around the village on Tuesday 28th March 2017, the Parish Council wish to make the following statement. The Parish Council has actively supported residents in campaigning to find a suitable site for a mast in […]

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Survey of Altcar Training Camp for suitable mast site

The Parish Council are very pleased to be able to formally announce that CTIL, acting on behalf of Vodafone and O2, have agreed to carry out a technical viability test of the Altcar Training Camp, following a visit to the camp on Tuesday morning at the request of the Parish Council. The Parish Council have been […]

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New design & plans: proposed phone mast at Hightown Club

1st March 2017: Residents should be aware that we have now received updated plans and designs for a proposed mast on land at the Hightown Club. This is a further update to the design and detail originally shared at the Parish Council meeting on 6th February and subsequently shared on the Parish website. This latest […]

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Mast application on BT Exchange site rejected

10th February 2017: The application submitted by CTIL and Clarke Telecomms on behalf of its client, Vodafone, to site a 21m (70 feet) base mast at the back of the BT Exchange building on Lower Alt Road was considered at Sefton’s Planning Committee on Wednesday 8th February, and unanimously REJECTED. We would like to thank all […]

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