5 ways the new NPPF could help you get planning permission for homes

The new National Planning Policy Framework – known as the NPPF – which was published in June 2018, is the starting point for how every local plan should be written and every planning decision made. The changes that have been introduced from the original 2012 version are in large part aimed at ensuring more new […]
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Northern Powerhouse Perspective – what it is, how it’s working and what success means

The Northern Powerhouse was launched in June 2014 by the then Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne. At the time, he described the cities of the North as “individually strong, but collectively not strong enough. The whole is less than the sum of its parts.”
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What the future of planning could have in store for farmers

Securing planning permission on agricultural land can be extremely difficult, whether that is for an extension, a single dwelling or a large scale development. Recently, however, the government has consulted on a range of new planning policies which could see it become easier to secure approval for a variety of development types.
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