Category Archives: Planning

City trees – present and future

Print PageTwo days, and two people have shared with me their sorrow about trees in Derby being cut down.  First was the avenue of lime trees alongside Liversage Street Car Park.  Second were flowering cherry trees on Chaddesden Park Road. The lime … Continue reading

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Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

Print Page Last week I was in a meeting to hear evidence from the Campaign for Better Transport about the importance of getting town planning right to support sustainable travel. This weekend I have been in Eastleigh, going door to … Continue reading

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Longbridge Turbine working

Print PageOutside the Council House in Derby work on the newly refurbished Riverside Gardens is nearly complete.  This was originally laid out to provide a setting for the Council House, so it is good that this work is being able … Continue reading

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River Derwent Longbridge turbine coming on stream

Print Page  After many months watching the progress of the works to install a turbine across the Longbridge Weir in the centre of Derby, earlier this week I joined other members of the public to see and hear more. Construction of the new turbine is … Continue reading

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