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Hertfordshire green to garden gambit rejected

October 21, 2022

We have welcomed a decision to preserve part of Preston recreation ground, in Hertfordshire, which the parish council wanted to convert to a private garden. Preston Parish Council wanted to sell off around 70 square metres of Preston recreation ground, which lies on the west side of Hitchin Road, in the village west of Stevenage. …

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Chas Townley on Rodborough Common

Our new activist in Gloucestershire

October 3, 2022

We have appointed Chas Townley as our local correspondent for Stroud District in Gloucestershire. Chas lives in Stroud and is a retired social-housing manager and former Stroud District and Town councillor.  He has been working on the registration of unrecorded rights of ways in Stroud and surrounding parishes.  As a result, 27 applications have been…

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Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill

May 24, 2022

The Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill (the bill) was introduced into parliament on 11 May 2022. The second reading will take place on 8 June. The stated ambition of the bill is to reverse the geographical disparities between different parts of the UK by spreading opportunity more equally.  The bill includes a broad range of measures…

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