Building on Greenbelt

Before Christmas, Birmingham City Council announced plans to build around 4,000 new homes on greenbelt in the Sutton Coldfield area. As Birmingham Friends of the Earth, we disagree with the premise of building on greenbelt and it being necessary in the first place....

Friends of the Earth’s NPPF Masterclass

Spatial planning is fundamental in the delivery of a society that is environmentally and socially sustainable. The idea that communities should have local facilities to reduce the need to travel and for cities to become more compact, preventing further destruction of...

FREE Planning Masterclass

Saturday 30 June - FREE all day event - Birmingham Wondering what the changes to planning mean for you and your community? Come along to our planning masterclass and get a detailed update from experts on: what's in the new national policy framework what...