Building back local

The case for a localised planning system

In the latest issue:

Commissioner Sir William Worsley Bt DL speaking at the launch on rural housing

The challenges facing rural communities

When I was asked to chair the North Yorkshire Rural Commission – the first of its kind in the country – myself and my fellow commissioners were only too familiar with the long-standing challenges facing rural communities, especially those across the sparsely-populated expanse of our county.

A good business city

York has become the first city in the UK to sign up to the Good Business Charter – a pioneering initiative that puts fairness, representation, diversity and a shared commitment to our environmental responsibilities at the heart of our economic strategy.

A unified voice

Boston Borough, East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils have formally signed off on plans to create an ambitious new partnership – the largest such partnership of councils in the country.