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A planning application to explore underground shale gas reserves in Derbyshire has been given a green light despite objections from the county council.
Councils are being urged to apply for a place on the government's garden communities programme.
York Central Partnership has submitted plans to transform one of the UK's largest city centre brownfield sites, creating 6,500 new jobs and up to 2,500 new homes.
Kingston Council in south west London is to ask residents if they agree to plans for regeneration of their estate.
Housing secretary James Brokenshire has accused London mayor Sadiq Khan of failing to reflect Government housing policy in his development strategy.
Whitehall has ‘not listened’ to the concerns of local authorities when it comes to national housing targets, council leaders say.
The Government yesterday launched a consultation on plans to allow drilling for shale gas to go ahead without planning permission.
Sam Dewar, who believes planning has become too impersonal and systematic, considers what’s likely to be included in changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).
The country’s first ever newt officer has been chosen by Central Bedfordshire Council to help protect great crested newts from developments.
Councils have criticised proposed changes to government planning policy after ‘social rent’ homes were dropped from the definition of affordable housing.