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Getting neighbourhood planning off the ground!
An event in London on neighbourhood planning. [ View the story "Getting neighbourhood planning off the ground!" on Storify ]
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What do you love about where you live?
Article originally appeared in Sustain. One Sunday in July I stood in a small park in a Central London and asked people to pin cards to a tree, telling me what they loved about the community around them. Not to exclude digital natives I also  selected a has...
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Help keep London Community Governance going
I'm currently crowdfunding for the 2014/2015 fees at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL. Please have a look at my video and visit my StudentFunder campaign page . If you can't give, please share with anyone in your network you think might help.
I'm currently crowdfunding for the 2014/2015 fees at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL. Please have a look at my video and visit my StudentFunder campaign page. If you can't give, please share with anyone in your network you think might help.
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Historic day for London and Queen's Park
Elections taking place in the Queen's Park ward of Westminster today are truly historic. As well as the London region MEPs and councillors on Westminster City Council, residents of Queen's Park are voting for truly local councillors to represent them on Que...
Elections taking place in the Queen's Park ward of Westminster today are truly historic. As well as the London region MEPs and councillors on Westminster City Council, residents of Queen's Park are voting for truly local councillors to represent them on Queen's Park Community Council.
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What next for localism? What next for London?
On Wednesday 26 March 2013 the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) held an event asking the question " What next for localism? " It was attended by everyone from parish councillors and clerks to the minister and shadow minister for local governme...
"What next for localism?" is a useful to question to ask at this time. A general election is a year away and the flavour of government that will be returned is far from certain. Which isn't to say the political parties are offering dramatically divergent policies right now, there appears to be ...
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With all the attention on Queen's Park, it could be easy to overlook London Fields, who have been busy with a petition to form a council in Hackney since June.
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Right to bid gets a new feature for values community pubs
The government is proposing to make a small but significant change to the planning system.  Community valued pubs that are registered as assets of community value will be stripped of their permitted development rights, meaning that a planning application wi...
Community valued pubs that are registered as assets of community value will be stripped of their permitted development rights, meaning that a planning application will be required to convert them to other uses, or demolish them, without sale. This is an extension of community listing in order to ...
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#loveaboutsoho
I'm asking people what they love about the Soho neighbourhood, both online and at events. The responses are interesting and can be found on Twitter .
I'm asking people what they love about the Soho neighbourhood, both online and at events. The responses are interesting and can be found on Twitter. Posted by Steve Chambers at 10:27 am. 0 comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Labels ...
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London is a great and very vibrant place to live. Lots of things to see.
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Help communities achieve more by supporting this research into community governance.
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A parish council for Barking Riverside?
The latest area in London to look at setting up a parish council is Barking Reach . This area, also known as Barking Riverside, was in the news recently because of plans to connect it to the London Overground so further house building can take place. As muc...
The latest area in London to look at setting up a parish council is Barking Reach. This area, also known as Barking Riverside, was in the news recently because of plans to connect it to the London Overground so further house building can take place. As much of the area is undeveloped, ...
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Parish councils were not permitted in London until 2008. Barking Reach, if it were to become a parish council, would be one of the first in London.
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LinkedIn group
I've started a group  London Community Governance on LinkedIn  for sharing links and discussion related to community governance in London. Please join in!
I've started a group London Community Governance on LinkedIn for sharing links and discussion related to community governance in London. Please join in! Posted by Steve Chambers at 4:00 pm. 0 comments: Post a Comment · Older Post Home. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Labels ...
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This book became available today. It will be interesting to anyone involved with parish councils and community governance.
The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has published a book which aims to be a comprehensive guide to the workings of parish councils, also known as town, community or neighbourhood councils and collectively “local councils”. Local Councils Explained is a much needed publication, ...
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London Community Governance
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Postgraduate research by Steve Chambers, PhD Candidate
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Bartlett School of Planning University College London Central House 14 Upper Woburn Place LONDON WC1H 0NN