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Cat hotel application turned down
A feline fanatic is appealing after her application to turn the garden of her Carpenders Park home into a luxury cat hotel was turned down.
Manju Anand, 41, appealed to the secretary of state for the environment after Three Rivers District Council’s planning committee refused her proposal, saying it would result in "an unacceptable level of disturbance" to neighbours.
The proposal to provide accommodation for 16 cats in six boarding pens in Carew Way attracted five objections from residents, on the grounds of increased traffic, smell and a reduction in value of neighbouring properties.