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Local Plans – get involved now!

Three times in the last two weeks I have had a chance to comment on what the future balance of homes and open space should be in Derby – and also other spatial-related things like where to put business and how to get … Continue reading

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Building sustainable communities – step by step!

This afternoon I called in at the public exhibition of the plans for ‘Castleward’. Castleward – or the City Centre Eastern Fringes – is the area of Derby between the train station and Westfield.  For ten years or more it … Continue reading

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Valuing what we’ve inherited…

Our house was built in the 1930s, and last summer we renewed our roof.  It hadn’t actually started leaking, but tiles were beginning to slip and crack, and the job clearly needed doing before we had a real problem.  Other … Continue reading

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