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Rural firms 'catching up on towns'

Rural firms 'catching up on towns' | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Faster broadband and improved transport could help productivity grow faster in the English countryside than towns, the environment secretary says.
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Retrofit for purpose: New from old

Retrofit for purpose: New from old | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
How businesses can save millions on their energy bills by retrofitting their leaky, inefficient buildings.
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'Right to rent' tenant checks start

'Right to rent' tenant checks start | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Private landlords in the West Midlands who fail to check whether prospective tenants are in the country legally face being fined up to £3,000.
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Planning law change 'catastrophic'

Planning law change 'catastrophic' | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Proposed changes to planning policy would be "catastrophic" for rural areas, rural housing and planning authorities warn.
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Britain's top 20 best places to raise a family - Telegraph

Britain's top 20 best places to raise a family - Telegraph | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
William and Kate have decided Norfolk is the perfect place to bring up Prince George. But plenty of other areas in the UK have excellent homes plus the other ingredients necessary to keep a family happy.
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UK clean air goal missed by 20 years

UK clean air goal missed by 20 years | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
The air quality in some of the UK's biggest cities is unlikely to meet EU standards before 2030 according to the government.
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New owners move into £1 houses

New owners move into £1 houses | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Owners of some homes in Stoke-on-Trent which were sold for £1 move in after renovation work is finished.
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The rise and fall of a model city

The rise and fall of a model city | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Eisenhuettenstadt, built in the 1950s as East Germany's first socialist city, may never recover its former glory or its young people, the BBC's Emily Young reports.
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Councils 'hustled' over housing

Councils 'hustled' over housing | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
The director general of the National Trust accuses the government of pushing councils to produce local plans quickly so homes can be built.
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Ed Miliband: Labour government would give British towns £4bn a year to boost jobs and growth

Ed Miliband: Labour government would give British towns £4bn a year to boost jobs and growth | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Britain’s major towns and cities would be handed £4 billion a year to boost jobs and growth by a Labour government, Ed Miliband will announce on Tuesday.
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Tower Hamlets fraud claims probed

Tower Hamlets fraud claims probed | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Inspectors are appointed by the government to examine allegations of "governance failure, poor financial management and fraud" at Tower Hamlets borough.
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15,000-home garden city to be built

15,000-home garden city to be built | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
A garden city with an initial 15,000 homes will be built at Ebbsfleet in Kent, Chancellor George Osborne announces.
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Oxford is the least affordable city in the UK, where houses cost 11 times local salaries

Oxford is the least affordable city in the UK, where houses cost 11 times local salaries | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Living in a city is becoming increasingly less affordable as house prices recover, a report has found.
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Call for Paris ban on diesel cars

Call for Paris ban on diesel cars | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
The mayor of Paris tells a French newspaper she wants diesel cars to be banned from the French capital by 2020 as part of plans to fight pollution.
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Bicester revealed as new garden city

Bicester revealed as new garden city | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Bicester in Oxfordshire has been chosen as the site for the coalition's second new garden city, the government has confirmed.
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Where are garden cities on the rural- urban continuum?
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£15bn 'roads revolution' outlined

£15bn 'roads revolution' outlined | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
A tunnel passing Stonehenge is among dozens of new road schemes to be announced by the government, as part of £15bn of improvements to England's roads.
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'Cronyism culture' at Tower Hamlets

'Cronyism culture' at Tower Hamlets | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
A report into claims of fraud at Tower Hamlets Council reveals a "culture of cronyism" as the government sends in commissioners to oversee it.
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Compensation 'for garden city homes'

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg suggests homeowners could be compensated if the value of their property falls when new garden cities are built.
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Glasgow to receive £1bn investment

Glasgow to receive £1bn investment | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Glasgow and its surrounding area are to benefit from more than £1bn of investment from the UK and Scottish governments.
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Commuting times stay constant even as distances change

Commuting times stay constant even as distances change | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
How much commuting can you tolerate? A new study shows that across countries, people assess their commutes by the time it takes them to complete the trip, generally independent of the distance they have to travel -- as long as they have a variety...
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Fresh questions over HS2 benefits

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Fresh questions are raised about the economic case for the HS2 high-speed rail link as David Cameron faces a backbench rebellion in the Commons.
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New HS2 compensation announced

New HS2 compensation announced | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Homeowners near the controversial line will be given up to £100,000, even if they decide not to move, under government proposals.
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Labour vow to empower English cities

Labour vow to empower English cities | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
English cities will gain more powers over transport, housing and employment to tackle the "productivity gap" with London, the Labour leader is to pledge.
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Useful ideas of inner city and CBD redevelopment
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First garden city in almost 100 years to be built in Ebbsfleet, confirms Chancellor George Osborne

First garden city in almost 100 years to be built in Ebbsfleet, confirms Chancellor George Osborne | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
A new garden city with an initial 15,000 homes will be built in Ebbsfleet, Kent, George Osborne has announced ahead of his Budget on Wednesday.
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Pollution prompts Paris car ban

Pollution prompts Paris car ban | AS Settlement (WJEC) links | Scoop.it
Alternate driving days are to be introduced in Paris on Monday, after pollution in the French capital exceeded safe levels for five days running.
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Inner city/ CBD problems and solutions
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