Planning our land and lives, NPPF

Planning our land and lives, NPPF

The National Planning Policy Framework, NPPF, lays out what we the community expect of development. It also makes it clear to those developing our urban and rural habitats, what we aspire to and what we expect. The NPPF has been seen by some as a ‘shackle’ that...
Re-Open Kings Heath Station

Re-Open Kings Heath Station

Kings Heath has a railway running through it that with a short length of new link railway at Camp hill could be part of a 21 st century transport solution. Kings Heath could join the local rail network, making it easier to reach a range of destinations. Trains still...

Is this the Start of West Midlands Local Rail

A great many people live in Birmingham and the adjoining boroughs. Generally their employment or activity and friends are also within this same area. People need to get about and for people, goods, and services, to be able to reach them. Some people choose to use a...

UnsuStainburys

The plans for Selly Oak regeneration, including a new Supermarket, were unveiled last month as part of the next phase of the new road and hospital developments. With the regeneration of the canal seemingly dropped from the scheme, these new plans make for another...

Hybrid Bus – Why the Fuss?

 A comedian on the TV was recently rubbishing the green credentials of hybrid cars. He did seem to have a point with his doubting as he found that on comparable journeys the fuel consumption of the hybrid car was similar to that of an equivalent diesel powered car. He...