Healey offers more housing choice for tenants

More tenants across the country will have a greater say over where they want to live and what housing options are available

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Councils have powers to stop "Garden grabbing"

  Housing and Planning Minister John Healey has published new, independent research that shows inappropriate building

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Don’t get caught out by the lease extension timebomb

Unwelcome chickens may be coming home to roost for people who bought flats in the 1970s and 1980s on relatively short leases

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Watchdog to maximise value of economic well-being

The Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) believes that local authorities and other organisations

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Get up-to-speed: planning for non-planners!

British Urban Regeneration Association is the only organisation which can bring the public, private and voluntary sectors

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Scottish education portfolio changes

New Education Cabinet Secretary Michael Russell has made some changes to the Education and Lifelong Learning portfolio

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Councils urged to embrace social networking

 Council ICT managers should lead their organisations to embrace social media rather than block it

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Councils to play major role in beating the recession

Local authority planning officers can help to kick-start local regeneration programmes by using their powers to allow developments

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Right to Buy to end for new tenants in Scotland

New council house and housing association tenants will no longer have the Right to Buy (RTB) their homes, it was confirmed

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Better delivery arrangements to drive regeneration

, Strengthened delivery arrangements and more local planning responsibility will drive regeneration in London

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Editor's Feature
Dame Denise Platt
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Local Government Innovation Awards Scheme

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Saving Travel Carbon, Saving Travel Costs
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