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Planning Judicial Review: appeal to be held 5 October

By
Naomi Luhde-Thompson

>> URGENT: can you help support our legal costs? Last year we took the government to court over its hasty changes to the planning system in England. We lost our claim for Judicial Review,...

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New flooding mural in Hull: The Boy

A new mural by artist Andy Pea has been installed in Hull as part of The Shorelines Project, a Hull-wide arts and engagement project aimed at raising awareness of flood risk and climate change in...

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Failure to revise planning rules are fuelling England’s climate disaster

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Naomi Luhde-Thompson

Devastating and heartbreaking floods in North West Germany last week could have been the North of England if the weather system had gone a different way. At the same time yellow warning heatwaves in...

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Planning Judicial Review: hearing granted

By
Naomi Luhde-Thompson

Rights : Community : Action has been granted a court hearing after a judge said our case against sweeping changes to planning laws introduced by the Government last year is "potentially...

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Video explainer: What are Permitted Development Rights?

By
David Powell

The government is making profound changes to the democratic planning system in England. In this explainer, Hugh Ellis (Policy Director, Town & Country Planning Association) and Naomi...

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New campaigning alliance and map launched

There has been huge concern about the lack of democracy within the planning system and the even worse inequity being pushed through as part of the Government’s planning reforms.   The...

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