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Getting to grips with planning law and with neighbourhood planning ... New books in our library

Anyone who reads our blog will know that our research team care about supporting the use of evidence in practice, whether that’s in social services, in housing, or in planning. 609 more words

Planning, Development And Property

Giving Britain an Upper Hand

I have taken some time out from canvassing to write this post. It is a time for a case to vote Conservative. What ever could I say about this party of opportunity, bettering yourself and freedom that would make you vote Conservative? 1,182 more words

Why is the CSP putting effort into engaging members in Guernsey?

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is the professional and trade union body for physiotherapists, physio students and physiotherapy staff across the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. 612 more words

Channel Islands

The State is a Barrier Suppressing Community Engagement

Prior to concentrating on non-fiction I used to regularly write short stories and poetry and considered this my favoured medium of creativity. My passion for writing stemmed from several creative writing courses I signed up to eleven years ago at Formby college in the UK. 1,561 more words


Vertical Farming

Previously, we presented the work of Square Roots Grow, an innovative urban farming initiative operating in Brooklyn, New York.  This week, we consider the general field of food-related innovation in the form of “ 1,499 more words


Some mayoral candidates apparently want to make Greater Manchester a local authority for local people

Today I received a local briefing magazine outlining the broad, and brief, manifesto pledges of the candidates for Greater Manchester Mayor. For most of the candidates barring two, their manifesto went beyond local concern for Greater Manchester and focused in a highly unpleasant way on favouring ‘local people’. 1,278 more words