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A Network Of Hope?

It might not be immediately obvious why anyone would want to have a relationship with a planner let alone an organisation dedicated to promoting the values of a planning...

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Can a successful community be planned? The case of Derwenthorpe

In 1901, Joseph Rowntree began creating what was to become the village of New Earswick, 2½ miles north of York. Today, New Earswick is a thriving mixed community of...

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New report: planning system is failing the most deprived areas

Good quality housing is a key element of a good society. As Jonathan Lewis from the Nationwide Foundation writes, many people are ‘unable to find anywhere suitable to live...

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Creating a new narrative for a good society – lessons from Letchworth

What would a good society look like and how can we achieve it? As described in yesterday’s blog, a small group of people got together in Letchworth Garden City...

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What could planning contribute to achieving a good society – lessons from Letchworth

‘Town and country must be married. And out of this joyous union will spring new hope, a new life, a new civilisation.’ Ebenezer Howard, Tomorrow: A Peaceful Path to...

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REPORT: Planning4People

#Planning4People: a Manifesto The planning system was invented to help provide a good home, for everyone, in a healthy, thriving place. But in the last few decades something has...

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