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Great British High Street Awards 2019

Well done to Tankerton High Street in Whitstable, which has been shortlisted as one of the Rising Star Award finalists in the Great British High Street Awards 2019 competition. The competition has been running since 2014, with the exception of a break in 2017. Details...

Future High Street Fund Moves to the Next Stage

Over 50 areas across the country are going through to the second phase of a multi-million fund that will transform their high streets and make them fit for the future. The announcement of the successful schemes was made by High Streets Minister Jake Berry MP on Friday...

New Garden Villages Announced

A new set of Garden Communities was announced by MHCLG on 27th June 2019, with the potential to deliver 73,554 homes. 19 new garden villages will be developed. Each of the projects will be given £150,000 to progress planning applications and specialist reports needed...

Homes for NHS Staff Toolkit

NHSI’s Homes for Staff policy, overview and guidance, which was supported by OPE funding has recently been published. The toolkit sets out government policy and the support to deliver it. The policy relates to NHS estate owners disposing of surplus land, where...

Community Housing Fund is still open to bids

In July 2018 Homes England published the prospectus that provides guidance for bidders to the £163 million that the government has made available across England through the Community Housing Fund. The Fund aims to support an increase in housing supply in England by...

Phytosensor – A toolkit for Reducing Pollution

The Citizen Sense Research Group's Tool for Using Plants to Reduce Air Pollution The Citizen Sense Research Group based at Goldsmiths, University of London have developed the Phytosensor tool kit with the aim of reducing air pollution by utilising plants and other...

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