Public squares play a key role in our towns and cities as beacons of democracy and regional identity. But is expanding them always the right thing to do?
Chris Ogden, Author at NewStart
City Hall plans to build a minimum of 700 homes on the site – with an aim of closer to 800 – of which 60% will be ‘genuinely’ affordable.
The community benefit society YorSpace is raising funds through a community share offer to create 19 homes at Lowfield Green in the York suburb of Acomb.
Waltham Forest will become the first London borough to trial the scheme, which will try out ideas to improve access to London’s shops and services at night.
The funding will commission 400 additional places across Greater Manchester's ten boroughs on the authority's A Bed Every Night scheme up to June 2020.
Giving London – along with the country’s other cities and regions – greater powers and funding responsibilities would allow local governments to make better spending decisions, Khan said.
The Economy Scrutiny Committee will hear the proposals in a report today after the council raised its target of building 20,000 homes in the city between 2015 to 2025 to 32,000 homes.
The Mayoral Inclusive Growth Fund will aim to empower residents and groups by encouraging grass-roots initiatives to apply for cash-aid.
The south-east London nightclub Studio 338 has announced its plans to promote ‘sustainable clubbing’ through a new eco-conscious initiative.
City of York Council is set to submit a brief to developers next week outlining its economic hopes for the York Central regeneration project.