‘Simply telling developers they must provide 35% or 50% of affordable homes in any new scheme is never going to work.’
September 2018 - NewStart
The approved plans are part of a larger proposal to regenerate Maidenhead which will see 229 new homes built in the town.
‘Survey results published earlier this month back up our thinking that tourists wouldn’t be put off from visiting the city should one be introduced.’
Taunton Deane and West Somerset are working as ‘One Team’ to create the new, ambitious Somerset West and Taunton Council, embracing the principles of social enterprise and putting the customer at the heart of the organisation. The council covers a largely rural area with a mixed and vibrant economy; a region which includes scenic coastal towns, picturesque historic villages and designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty including two thirds of the Exmoor National Park. There are significant opportunities for economic growth, with great connectivity by road and rail to the region, the rest of the UK and beyond – it’s a fantastic place to live, work and play!
‘We’ve listened to what our residents want…’
‘It’s amazing what happens when you have to look people straight in the eye and realise they are not uncivilised thugs.’
Royal Greenwich is proud to be a borough synonymous with first class modern services alongside our Maritime history, Greenwich Mean Time and Royal Status. A world heritage site, our communities remain vibrant and diverse and our elected members are ambitious to realise the potential of the borough whilst responding to our financial challenges and a growing population. Growth, progress and innovation are critical but we remain completely focused on ensuring that we meet the needs of our communities by working closely with residents, partners and businesses. Securing the very best outcomes for our children and young people and providing high quality housing remain our top priorities.
Rotherham Council has made significant progress on its improvement journey and it is an exciting time to join Rotherham. Do you share our commitment to making a difference? Are you an ambitious leader who can help us to progress on this journey? We have recently reviewed and reorganised the Finance service to ensure that it has the capacity and leadership required to deliver the excellent service that is needed and expected in order to achieve the Council’s future ambitions. This is a great opportunity to work at the heart of the organisation, making a real difference and playing a crucial role shaping the future of the Council.
‘It has been clear for some time that parts of the Northern Powerhouse are actually doing far better than people seem to think.’
Head of Visitor Economy and Inward Investment
Salary details: Dir 52.5% – £58,475 to £64,322
Employer: Leeds City Council
Contract Type: Permanent Appointment