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Government confirms HS2 route to go via Sheffield city centre

Government confirms HS2 route to go via Sheffield city centre

The government has confirmed plans to construct a spur to enable HS2 trains to run into Sheffield city centre along the existing rail network and expressed its support for proposals to build a new rail hub at Crewe.

Leeds housing need study suggests drop in core strategy housing target

Leeds housing need study suggests drop in core strategy housing target

A review of Leeds City Council's key planning blueprint is likely to recommend a reduced housing requirement following the results of a new housing need study indicating 'lower and slower growth', the authority has said.

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Five things we learned from the IED North Conference

Five things we learned from the IED North Conference

The Institute of Economic Development's first northern conference took place in Manchester on Wednesday. Here are five things we learned about planning, economic development and devolution at the event.

How we did it: Preparing a brownfield land register

How we did it: Preparing a brownfield land register

A Yorkshire authority has taken part in a government pilot scheme to promote brownfield homes over the past year, reports John Geoghegan.

How holding direction removal crystallises position on green belt

How holding direction removal crystallises position on green belt

The government's decision to lift a holding direction on a West Yorkshire council's core strategy has helped to crystallise ministers' position on green belt release, but concerns are growing over the delays arising from their intervention in local plan preparation.

Local Plan Watch: Minister removes block on Bradford plan

Local Plan Watch: Minister removes block on Bradford plan

News that planning minister Gavin Barwell has lifted a holding direction preventing a Yorkshire authority from progressing its local plan features in the latest instalment of Local Plan Watch.


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