Autumn Statement round-up
Last week’s Autumn Statement by Chancellor George Osborne revealed the Government’s appetite for further planning reforms and initiatives.
Government confirms move to tighten regime for village greens
The Government has announced it will press ahead with proposed amendments to the arrangements for registering new town and village greens.
Changes needed to two local plans
A planning inspector has recommended that Mid Sussex District Council withdraw its draft District Plan from examination after finding that the planning authority has not complied with its duty to co-operate under the Localism Act.
Large part of Northumberland wins dark sky designation
A large area of Northumberland has been named as home to the largest area of protected night sky in Europe.
Devon urban extension proposed by landowners including Damien Hirst
David Lock Associates has submitted an outline planning application to North Devon Council on behalf of local landowners - including artist Damien Hirst - for a southerly expansion of the town.
News round-up 12 December 2013
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