• Published On: May 18th, 2023

    The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero are currently undertaking a final round of consultation on  critical updates to a number of key National Policy Statements for energy

  • Published On: May 2nd, 2023

    Over the weekend the Government published the outcome of its Compulsory Purchase – Compensation Reforms consultation, concluding that new primary legislation will be prepared to facilitate the removal or

  • Published On: January 27th, 2023

    The good news is that Therese Coffey has announced the detailed rules around the new Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) that will be the main tool for 'supporting farmers to be

  • Published On: December 7th, 2022

    Running from Lake Vrynwy in North Wales through to Merseyside the Vrynwy Aqueduct has been delivering drinking water across the North West since 1892.  United Utilities have already undertaken

  • Published On: March 14th, 2022

    February saw the opening of the window for this years Countryside Stewardship (CS) applications and we are urging farmers and landowners to undertake an early review of their options

  • Published On: August 26th, 2021

    Landowners who have sites with development potential should be promoting and preparing planning strategies now so that they are ready to move quickly as planning opportunities arise at a

  • Published On: November 22nd, 2019

    This probably isn't news to anyone in the industry, but development and investment appetite for new large scale solar sites is as strong as ever. With all political leaders

  • Published On: September 4th, 2019

    MHCLG has published a consultation document seeking views on possible amendments to permitted development rights to support deployment of the 5G telecommunications network.  Alongside extended powers granted to operators under the updated Electronic

  • Published On: August 21st, 2019

    Despite pledging the development of HS3, Boris is nervous about the costs and delays of HS2.  This review will certainly not make things happen faster or save any money -

  • Published On: February 27th, 2019

    The revised National Planning Policy Framework was updated on 19th  February 2019 and sets out the Government’s amended planning policies for England and how these are expected to be applied. 

  • Published On: February 26th, 2019

    Robots, vertical farms and virtual fencing could soon be part of the British farming landscape, according to a trailblazing report to be launched at the NFU Conference on 19th February. The Future

  • Published On: February 26th, 2019

    Transport for the North - a partnership consisting of 20 local transport authorities and business leaders, together with Network Rail, Highways England, HS2 Ltd, and Central Government – have