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Sustainable communities and sustainable development a review of the sustainable communities plan

The Sustainable Communities Plan was drawn up by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in order to tackle serious housing shortages, particularly in London and the South East; a crisis of affordability for many ordinary households, particularly key service workers; and the decline of low income urban neighbourhoods across the country, but particularly in Northern and Midlands cities and towns. 37 more words

Community Development

Omni diet to Vegetarianism (Vegan Series)

Over the next month I will be sharing my experience with eating a mostly plant based diet with the eventual aim of transitioning into a fully vegan diet. 423 more words


Love white bait?

Whitebait season is upon us.  And around the country people are relishing the thought of delicious whitebait patties, while others are dreading the thought, knowing full well that these tiny critters are under threat of extinction. 108 more words

Living Landscapes

Green Infrastructure in New Haven: Bioswales and the West River

During World Water Week last week, we spent a lot of time thinking about how smart management of stormwater is a key part of building sustainable communities for the future. 580 more words

Sewage & Stormwater

Bringing back the birds to the Hauraki Plains

Students at Netherton Primary have initiated a vision to ‘bring back the birds’ to the Hauraki Plains. A milestone was realized this year when children planted out the first of the native trees that they had grown themselves in kahikatea remnant on a local farm. 369 more words

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