Florida Farm developers win illuminated hoarding bid

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Bosses at a controversial scheme in Haydock have been granted permission to erect illuminated advertisements outside the development.

The Florida Farm development off the East Lancs Road provoked a residents campaign and won the backing of the Green party MP Caroline Lucas.

But despite public opinion, councillors gave the green light to transform the farm land into industrial units.

The developers will now able allowed to hoardings outside the site.