Resources and events

Past events

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

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 North Wales. Unheard of heatwaves in Portland, US while on the other side of the world in Hyderabad, India, they’re already … Continued

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Planning Judicial Review: hearing granted

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 important”. RCA, represented by law firm, Leigh Day, has applied for permission to appeal a Divisional Court decision refusing our application for judicial review … Continued

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Video explainer: What are Permitted Development Rights?

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 Luhde-Thompson (Director, Rights : Community : Action) explain what’s in store and why anyone with an interest in a sustainable and fair planning system should be gravely worried … Continued

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

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 North Wales. Unheard of heatwaves in Portland, US while on the other side of the world in Hyderabad, India, they’re already … Continued

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Planning Judicial Review: hearing granted

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 important”. RCA, represented by law firm, Leigh Day, has applied for permission to appeal a Divisional Court decision refusing our application for judicial review … Continued

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Video explainer: What are Permitted Development Rights?

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 Luhde-Thompson (Director, Rights : Community : Action) explain what’s in store and why anyone with an interest in a sustainable and fair planning system should be gravely worried … Continued

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