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Category: Community-led Planning

Compulsory Training: No Excuses

April 8, 2016
By Hannah David

In terms of the most important functions that Local Authorities are tasked with delivering, residents will point to refuse collection and planning. Both are indeed very emotive – no one wants smelly bins hanging around in front of their property and no-one wants a monstrosity built in front of or behind their house. And residents… Read more »

Supporting Space for Community-Led Planning

February 19, 2016
By Cian Bryan

In the usual manner in which political debate proceeds, planning is often the site of a polarised ideological debate between state-led and market-led solutions to prevailing policy issues. Both approaches of course have their place. However, as the state recedes as a fulcrum of power within an increasingly globalised world, and the market has failed… Read more »