Motion drainage and flood-risk advice

Is local empowerment key to effective flood defence management?

Amid calls for landowners and the farming community to assume a greater role in management of low-risk flood defence works, a Country Land and Business Association (CLA) report has urged the government to provide more guidance for these groups.  Motion Director and flood risk expert, Richard Bettridge, explores the merits of a policy framework which
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New permitted development rights – the transport perspective

The government has been busy implementing new legislation which is expected to have a significant impact on the planning sector.  Whilst much attention is being paid to the White Paper on planning reform, other new law has somewhat been overshadowed, which enables developers to avoid the need for full planning consent for the extension of
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Reimagining the High Street

Before Covid-19 changed the world we live in, the ‘High Street’, or more importantly ‘the future of the High Street’ was already a major issue debated in society, property development and across the professions. Motion Regional Director John Russell sets out his key themes for rethinking the town centre by putting people at its heart,
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