Councils can now bid for government assistance to build thousands of new homes on previously-developed land.
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31 pubs are now closing per week, a rise from 28 as of December 2013, and The Campaign for Real Ale has launched a campaign calling for changes to Planning law in England so a planning application is always required before a pub is demolished or converted into another use.
Wales’ planners need to “continue to look for ways to improve,” according to Wales’ Minister for Housing and Regeneration, Carl Sargeant.
2 and a half years since publication of the Government-commissioned Portas Review of the high street, Mary Portas has published a new think piece – looking at lessons we can learn, and calling for further action by Government and at local level. Jamie Veitch takes a look.
Malton in Yorkshire is facing a renewed battle over competing plans for development in the town.
A decision is due this week on controversial plans for an out-of-town retail development near St Austell, Cornwall