Reports that a coalition of local firms, academics, farmers and students is calling on Lancashire County Council to approve plans for test fracking, due for consideration later today, feature in today’s newspaper round-up.
Lobby group the British Property Federation (BPF) has pledged its support for government proposals to allow Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) to become neighbourhood forums.
Reports that a wind farm proposal that could spoil views of Lincoln Cathedral may be a test case for new rules on onshore wind farms feature in today’s newspaper round-up.
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a legal challenge against an East Sussex council’s decision to lift a planning restriction barring use of a basketball court outside daylight hours.
The new Conservative government has ‘no interest’ in revisiting the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), the government’s planning chief has made plain.
A parish council in Devon has failed in its attempt to protect the habitat of a rare species of bat from development.
King’s College London has withdrawn a controversial planning application involving proposals to replace a group of late Georgian and Victorian buildings on the Strand in London’s West End.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd has outlined plans to bring forward the demise of a key subsidy for the developers of onshore wind farms in a move designed to fulfil a Conservative election manifesto pledge.
An energy company refused planning permission for a controversial wind farm proposal in Northamptonshire has failed in a bid to revive the scheme at London’s High Court.
The new communities secretary Greg Clark has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at a conference on how the planning system can meet the demand for new homes.