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Tenbury Bids for "Golden Ticket"

Tenbury's video in support of their application Tenbury Wells joined hundreds of communities across England in bidding for a slice of one million p...

House builders lobbied cabinet privately to get planning relaxed

Barratt, Bovis and Redrow pressed for 'presumed yes' response to development applications www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/2011/nov/21/mainsection &n...

Yet another Public Meeting..

SNUB will be hosting a Public Meeting on Thursday 29th September at 7pm, Holy Trinity Church and Community Centre, Salhouse Road, Rachheath. We hav...

Words of Wisdom 1

Councils which encourage people to live on boats toease the housing crisis will be given financial rewards, the housing ministerhas said. Grant Sha...

Communities given the chance to rid streets of clutter

Local communities are to be  given new powers to decide how they want their streets to look in future, and how they want existing streets to be ch...

ARCHITECT FIGHTS “TARNISHED ECO-BADGES”

Architect Jack Warshaw, whose practice is located within East Hampshire Council’s proposed Whitehill-Bordon eco-town zone is urging his MP, Damia...

New guide for Community Right to Build scheme

Housing Minister Grant Shapps called on South Cheshire communities to start laying foundations for future developments they would like to see in t...

Shapps’ challenge for community action

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has today called on communities in Greater Manchester to start laying the foundations for the future developments the...

Merry attacks Shapps over claims that Salford is cash rich

Claims from a coalition minister that Salford is ‘cash rich’ ,weeks after the Council’s budget was hit by a £42 million Government cut, has ...

Yesterday in Parliament

The following is an extract from Hansard detailing questions asked of the Department of Communities and Local Government ministerial team yesterday...

£8.7m for New Homes for Manchester comes with warning from the coalition

Housing minister Grant Shapps yesterday called on councils in Greater Manchester to consult residents on how to spend the rewards of going for grow...

Shapps hits out at “cuts to hit poorest areas” claim

Housing minister Grant Shapps has hit out at reports that claim he admitted the poorest areas would be hit hardest by the government’s “...

Spot the difference

Grant Shapps writing in the Guardian said “Gordon Brown's eco-towns programme is slowly dying, but like so many of Labour's pet projects it is be...

Rummaging In The City’s ‘Lost Property’ Box

An announcement last week by Housing Minister Grant Shapps over Community Right to Reclaim Land has certainly struck a chord with me (http://www.co...

Shapps to Manchester: “Share services, don’t shut toilets”

Local Government minister Grant Shapps has been speaking about yesterday’s announcement of £109m of cuts to the city’s services. Appea...

Communities to get new powers to reclaim unused amenities

Housing minister Grant Shapps has announced plans to give members of the public the right to reclaim and develop hundreds of acres of unused public...

Diane Abbott in top ten Twitter list

Hackney MP Diane Abbott has been voted the ninth most influential politician on Twitter, according to an online poll. PeerIndex poll has ranked the...

Shapps praises Harpurhey’s Baytree renewal scheme

Local government minister Grant Shapps visited East Manchester yesterday to outline how the  government is untying the hands of communities to fin...

New housing fund will help tenants downsize

A new grant from central government will enable older social housing tenants in Greater Manchester to downsize into more suitable properties. Housi...

Comment: Localism – power in the hands of the people or a sham?

This week has seen the second reading of the much vaunted government’s Localism Bill. Communities secretary Eric Pickles claims the bill will...

Shapps in jibe at Manchester council chief’s salary

Local government minister Grant Shapps has weighed into the arguments over the job cuts announced yesterday by Manchester City Council by criticisi...

Shapps promises to speed up eviction of “neighbours from hell”

So-called “neighbours from hell” face swifter eviction under plans set out by the Government today. Housing minister Grant Shapps said ...

Shapps-2011 will be the year councillors become community champions

2011 will be the year of councillor power says Housing Minister Grant Shapps as he encouraged a new generation of community champions to put their ...

The Rural Property Portal: Captain Pickles and the Ghost of Christmas Future ...

A hefty draught of  pre-Christmas cynicism from a planning consultant: The Rural Property Portal: Captain Pickles and the Ghost of Christmas F...

City councils plea to Coalition to save Collyhurst regen project

Manchester City Council has written to the Housing Minister, Grant Shapps, asking him to reconsider the Coalition Government’s plans to axe t...

Leech lobbies Shapps over planning law changes

John Leech MP (Manchester Withington, Lib-Dem) has met with housing minister Grant Shapps to discuss his concerns about changes to planning laws th...

Govt boost to local house building

The Government has announced that councils will receive windfall payments for every new home they build while Housing Minister Grant Shapps reveale...

Government pledges ‘freedom pass’ for tenants trapped in unsuitable homes

The government has announced the introduction of a New National Affordable Home Swap scheme pledging to help the eight million tenants in social ho...

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