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UK's "first eco-town" built green from the ground up

An eco-town described as the UK’s “most sustainable development” is moving closer to being occupied. The first residents are expected to move into North West Bicester later this year. 23 more words


First Eco town in the UK being built

Development is currently under way on the UK’s first eco-town. NWBicester is a One planet communities project being led by A2Dominion – a social housing provider specialising in shared ownership properties to enable people to get on to the property ladder. 350 more words

Quebec Barracks and Louisburg Barracks take steps forward

Significant progress is being made in Whitehill & Bordon with two major steps being taken towards delivering the Eco-town project.

Normally transport is the theme running through the blog but I’d be foolish not to mention some of the Eco-town’s big news from the last few weeks, so here goes… 334 more words


Punggol - Singapore's "Hottest" Residential Estate

There are huge coverage on the local medias these 2 days regarding Punggol the new residential estate in Singapore, as the Housing Development Board (HDB) unveiled their next phase of development for this new “Eco-town”. 1,055 more words


Formation of “council-led community campaign”

This purpose of this section of the blog is to explore whether the Local Plan process followed by the council is just and fair to all. 681 more words

Arun District Council

How green is your valley?

I’ve heard the future whirring on the streets of Presteigne – and it comes with a low electronic hum.

For thirty years, the retired milk float that now picks up people’s rubbish and veggie peelings and packaging in quiet Radnorshire, once made its round in Glasgow – now it finds itself picking up the greenest of empties in the greenest of towns. 385 more words


Eco-Town Concepts

Today I was reading up on the Ekostaden Augustenborg project in Malmo, Sweden. Some of the concepts put into practice are really interesting, and should be the benchmark for modern developments to aspire to in terms of energy reduction, resource reduction, recycling and providing sustainable eco-systems. 68 more words