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More ‘Plain English’…But Not Much!

I said I’d give some further thoughts on the government’s ‘Plain English’ guide to the Localism Bill. It certainly is easier to read than the bill itself, but neither Bill nor ‘Guide’ really tell us anything more about the Community … Continue reading

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Two Tribes?

Like the first snows of a chilly winter, Google and Twitter have brought me a flurry of rather gloomy reports on the problems of rural life in the last couple of weeks.

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Home on the Farm: Concreting the Countryside?

The ‘Home on the Farm’ initiative, mentioned in my last post, is a proposal to allow farmers to convert redundant buildings on their property into dwellings. In their coverage of the subject, news website ‘This is Somerset’ says the Campaign for … Continue reading

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CRTB: How Many Homes?

As I said in a previous post, the ‘sustainablility’ logic behind the planners’ preference for large-scale development, centred on a limited number of highly serviced, highly accessible centres, is lost on most ‘normal’ people. It seems only common sense to … Continue reading

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