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Understanding social value,
brokering positive change
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So, it is official. The new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) states in black and white that as long as your neighbourhood plan is no more than 2 years old and has policies and allocations to meet your housing requirements, then your local planning authority only need demonstrate a 3-year supply of housing to fend …

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As we move into a new year, the temptation is always to look forward and say how things need to change over the coming 12 months. But as I think about the challenges facing us in 2018, I feel like what I want to say has been said at the start of every year this …

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Working in planning is a fascinating business, if only to marvel at the sheer volume of information that is thrown your way. Perhaps this is not surprising given how hot a topic planning is at the moment (others may regard it differently but we planners area easily pleased – lukewarm is difficult to pick up …

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  I was born and bred a north Londoner (so that means I’ve probably instantly alienated a large proportion of you reading this). I no longer live there but still have strong ties and go back every summer to catch up with people. I am also a cyclist (hopefully that has alienated fewer of you, …

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In the planning world, terms tend to enter the lexicon and embed themselves. They become so established that they quickly lose their meaning; or at least they become accepted almost universally. One of these terms that is firmly ensconced in the dictionary of planning (a cracking read if you like that sort of thing) is …

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