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Government consults on First Homes policy17th February 2020
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has published a consultation paper on the design and delivery of First Homes. The aim of the initiative is to ensure that more new homes are available at a discount to local people, especially young first-time buyers, who would otherwise struggle to buy a home on the open market.
When do you need planning permission to keep horses in a field?14th February 2020
You are thinking of purchasing a field from a local farmer to keep some horses on it for private leisure purposes. However, the field is currently used by the farmer for grazing livestock, growing crops or some other agricultural purpose. If you use the field to house, graze and exercise the horses will you need to seek planning permission? The short answer is yes.
Full steam ahead on HS2 - Boris Johnson backs the proposal in full12th February 2020
The Prime Minster, Boris Johnson, has today confirmed the Government’s backing of the HS2 scheme in full. The announcement comes following his consideration of the government-commissioned Oakervee report into the future of the HS2 scheme.
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