There has been an exponential rise in planning appeals driven it seems by social media.
Social media gives disgruntled neighbours a platform to group together to appeal planning applications, even crowd-fund the costs.
This comes just at a time when the pressure for more housing is about to explode.
A combustible mix if ever there was one!
igh court planning disputes are at a decade high as so-called "Nimbys" use social media to strengthen their challenges.