From this month, business-led Local Enterprise Partnerships will be given funding to draw up sub-regional growth plans. How will these fit into the planning system, asks John Geoghegan.
Proactive planning has a critical part to play in improving the quality of England's public realm, says the architect and planner asked by the government to review built environment policy.
Boroughs that threaten to hold up the London mayor's pursuit of his jobs and housing targets will find him increasingly willing to intervene on behalf of applicants, his deputy for planning tells Richard Garlick .
A survey of local authority planning chiefs in England reveals the extent of cuts to planning team budgets and fears over the impact of new planning policies, reports Jamie Carpenter.
Ben Willis profiles 20 eminent qualified planners from both inside and outside the sector.
Mid Suffolk is the only local authority to have completed the revision of an adopted local plan to bring it into line with the NPPF. How did it do it so promptly, asks Ben Cook .
Chancellor George Osborne suggested earlier this year that more councils should release green belt sites provided they allocate replacement green areas. How did Cambridge go about a deallocation from 2000 onwards?
A partnership between a south London borough and two developers has delivered a new public library and leisure centre at no cost to the public.
With the London 2012 Olympics starting next month, what can be learned from east Manchester's experience of trying to build on the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
It may have been nine years in the making, but Bradford's much-vaunted new water feature and public square has finally been completed.
The development to house the athletes for the 2012 Games is almost complete. What can they expect and what will be left for future residents after the Olympics? Planning toured the site with Sir Peter Hall to assess the scheme.
Thurrock Council is boosting the borough's economic prospects by working with developers and reviewing its planning policies in favour of growth.
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- SENIOR PUBLIC POLICY ADVISOR Falkland Islands Government £35,375 and £44,729 per annum , Falklands Islands
- Planning Officer x 2 Maidstone Borough Council £26,412 - £32,143, Maidstone
- Senior/Principal DC planner Randstad Negotiable, East of England
- Design and Conservation Officers Westminster City Council £30,345 - £31,935 (pro rata) pa, Westminster City Council
- Area Urban Design and Conservation Officer Westminster City Council £42,258 pa, Westminster City Council
- Head of Design and Conservation Westminster City Council £60,714 - £64,248 pa, Westminster City Council
- Policy officer Randstad £18 - £23 per hour, South West England
- Senior DC planner Randstad £27 - £32 per hour, South East England
- PLANNING MANAGER (maternity cover) Peak District National Park Authority £33,661, Based at Bakewell in the heart of the Peak District
- AONB Planning Officer Cornwall Council £26,114 - £32,800 per year, Truro
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