In the news: drawing up a local development order

Swindon Borough Council's planning committee has approved plans to use local development orders to speed up the building of new renewable and low-carbon infrastructure developments. David Dewart has been leading the process. More

Garden city site 'prone to flooding'

Reports that the site of the chancellor's proposed garden city is prone to flooding feature in today's newspaper round-up.

National Trust planning team grows

The National Trust has appointed Kim Miller as land use planning adviser for the East Midlands. More