Monthly Archives: December 2011

Three Houses…and a Merry Christmas!

Well, that’s it for the year – and in fact that’s pretty much it for Ruralise. There is only one outstanding item on my original list of posts, which I can tick off now.

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A Poem on the Underground

I was in London yesterday which reminded me that after my last trip, in early November, I meant to write a post. Standing in a cramped, noisy and hot tube train I was captivated, and then shocked, by one of … Continue reading

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How to CRTB #8 – HCA Eligibility Guidance

I noticed this week that the government’s Homes and Communitites Agency (the HCA) has issued guidance for Community Right to Build (CRTB) groups interested in applying for funding directly from the HCA’s Affordable Homes Programme.

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A Tale of Two Competitions #2 – Lawrenny, Pembrokshire

The second of the two competitions I wanted to mention was also run with help from the RIBA Competitions Service, and followed a year or so after the Elmswell competition (see previous post). Like Elmswell, the competition to extend the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Competitions #1: Clay Fields

When I started writing Ruralise I had a list of things I wanted to cover. I thought it would be good for a few months, but as it’s turned out it’s taken me over a year to get the last … Continue reading

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