Highland Council delays decision on Coul Links application
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The controversial proposal for a championship golf course at Coul Links, near Embo, will not come before the North Planning Applications Committee at its meeting later this month, a Sutherland councillor has said.
Cllr Michael Baird, north, west and central Sutherland, said Coul Links was expected to have been on the agenda for the September 12 meeting, but had been put back until the next committee meeting on November 1.
Cllr Baird said he had spoken to planners in advance of the papers for the September meeting being distributed.
However he added that a number of planning applications concerning major projects of significance to Sutherland are expected to be up for decision by Highland councillors.
These include holiday company the Pure Leisure Group’s plans to develop Gledfield Estate into a high-end holiday destination, building timber lodges, upgrading buildings and establishing leisure facilities.
Also anticipated to be discussed are Dornoch Distillery’s plan for a £7 million new eco-friendly whisky distillery and visitor centre at Dornoch South; and the £10 million new North Coast Health and Social Care Hub.