‘Our parks and green spaces are huge assets to our towns and cities, offering precious spaces for all of us to get together, to exercise and to play.’
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It says a lack of sustainable transport within new housing sites risks creating car-dependent development and isolated communities.
After investing almost £1bn in commercial properties, the borough council is set to adopt a new strategy.
‘I’m pleased to see One Public Estate continue to grow from strength to strength.’
They warn that the risks posed by leaving the EU without a deal could lead to economic uncertainty and increases in the cost of living
Approximately 37% of housing stock is rented (17% social, 20% private), indicating around 7.98 million properties in England are rented and require an EPC.
‘We are all acutely aware of the problems caused by the shortages and cost of housing and are keen to hear a range of views on how these problems can be ended.’
‘Elderly and vulnerable children could be funded from shopping centre investments and car parks, which carries significant risk if the economy tanks.’
Since 2010, around one in five public swimming pools in the UK have closed their doors for good, not to be replaced by a new facility.
The council is facing a spending gap of over £50m this year, with a range of cost-cutting measures, including the closure of community assets, being considered.