UK Landscape Award call for entries

April 6, 2010,AEDT

Recently a website was launched for the UK Landscape Award which was created by the European Landscape Convention and helps to implement it in the UK. The winner will become the UK’s entry to the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe (COE) which will be decided by the COE | Read More

Scotland releases simplified Planning Policy

February 8, 2010,AEDT

The Scottish Government recently launched a simplified planning document which replaces 17 separate planning policies. The new document sets out planning policy on topics such as housing, wind farms, flooding and the natural and built environment. Also published today is a circular updating guidance on the criteria and processes when | Read More

Polnoon: Scotland’s first eco-village

November 26, 2009,AEDT

Herald Scotland reports Scotland’s first eco-friendly village is set to be built on the outskirts of Glasgow.The pioneering development would see a low-carbon village called Polnoon created near Eaglesham, in East Renfrewshire.The Scottish Government has worked with developers on the design of the community, which they are dubbing the “conservation | Read More