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 – and take action.
Planning Judicial Review: appeal to be held 5 October
>> 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, but were given leave to appeal. We now have a court date of 5 October 2021. At the hearing, the Court … Continued
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 the city. Shorelines is a collaboration between Rights : Community : Action and the Hull-based creative studio, Drunk Animal. Resident … Continued
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