Council chiefs urged to 'seize the day'
Local authorities should ‘seize the day’ to secure inward investment for their areas, a former Government adviser has urged.
Many south coast towns are dubbed God’s waiting room due to their high percentage of elderly people.
Homelessness figures a ‘stain on nation’s conscience’
New government homelessness figures are a ‘stain on our nation’s conscience,’ the outgoing leader of the Lib Dems, Tim Farron, has said.
Clyde regeneration approved
Glasgow City Council’s executive committee has approved further regeneration on the banks of the river Clyde.
Investment firms buy Pinnacle
Two investment firms have bought housing-led regeneration company, Pinnacle.
Living the big dream
Despite a rollercoaster history, Thanet BC is working hard to build its local area and improve the economy – including reopening Dreamland, Margate’s historic theme park. Heather Jameson reports.
Why we are celebrating a battle we lost
Alan Jarrett explains how Medway Council is celebrating its history to put the place on the map and progress its ambitious regeneration projects.
To cut the arts or not to cut the arts? There is no question
Arts, culture and heritage are often among the first services to be scrapped, but John O'Brien highlights their importance not just for residents and visitors but for budgets, too.
Lewis hired by Stevenage
Stevenage BC has appointed Patrick Lewis as assistant director for regeneration.
£280m Arch portfolio review given ex-leader’s full backing
A Northumberland CC councillor who helped launch the council’s development company, Arch, has backed the authority’s decision to review its work.
Public inquiry into estate redevelopment
A new public inquiry is expected to be held in the long-running dispute between Southwark LBC and residents of an estate earmarked for redevelopment.
A venture for change
Slough Urban Renewal, a 50:50 joint venture between Slough BC and Morgan Sindall, is focusing on delivering regeneration for the borough by transforming the physical environment and making a positive impact on people’s lives. Andy Howell explains.
MacDonald commits to £6m Lambeth scheme
Plans to undertake a large-scale regeneration project in Lambeth have moved a step closer with contractor Mott MacDonald appointed for a development management contract.
Former Bristol boss takes smart cities job
Former Bristol City Council boss Nicola Yates has been appointed chief executive of government-backed smart cities organisation Future Cities Catapult.
Riding the local government rollercoaster
The last few months have seen ups and downs in Tandridge DC, writes Louise Round.
Avoiding stalled regeneration projects
Chris Plumley explores why land holding is increasingly important to councils and how local authorities can avoid stalled regeneration projects.
Whitehall leads drive for inward investment
The UK Government is for the first time spearheading an inward investment drive backed by leading local authorities at the world’s biggest property regeneration event.
Engie buys Keepmoat in £300m deal
The regeneration arm of Keepmoat has been sold to French energy firm Engie for £300m.
Heseltine sacked over Brexit rebellion
A former cabinet minister who penned an influential report that convinced Whitehall to drive growth in the regions has been sacked as a government adviser.
Glasgow plans £30m TIF deal
Glasgow City Council is to develop a £30m tax incremental finance (TIF) package to fund the development of a new innovation district.