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Better town planning now can reduce future obesity

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 door delivering … Continue reading

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River Derwent Longbridge turbine coming on stream

  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 complete … Continue reading

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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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Take confidence away with you!

“Take away with you the confidence that we have the answer” was Ann Pettifor’s message to attendees at the event I was at yesterday.  The day conference in Derby was about building an economy which works for the majority rather than the minority.  Ann was the driving force … Continue reading

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