ENews Issue - 07 August 2018


August 2018 ENews


Runnymede and neighbours explore complexities of advert control

All advertisements affect the appearance of an area or the building or structure on which they are displayed and the main purpose of the advertisement control system is to ensure they do not detract from the appearance of the environment. TRA was recently commissioned by Runnymede District Council to deliver a one-day, in-house session on Understanding and enforcing advertisement control for their staff and staff from neighbouring authorities.

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Don't miss out on this year's Enforcement Forum!

This ever-popular event has been running for almost 30 years and the next one is due to take place on 11 October 2018 at the Manchester Meeting Place. Bookings are going well, however there is still time to reserve your place(s) if you haven't done so already. The Forum provides excellent CPD for enforcement officers, legal and planning staff, and anyone from the private sector with a specific interest in planning enforcement. It is also a valuable opportunity to meet and exchange views and experiences with a wide spectrum of practitioners. Once again we have secured an excellent panel of speakers who will be covering a variety of hot topics...

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Would your Town & Parish Councils benefit from training on planning?

TRA has a large portfolio of training workshops for Councillors, which includes in-house training specifically aimed at Town & Parish Councillors. Many of our District Council clients have been keen to organise this kind of training for their Town/Parish Councils with many of them running several repeat sessions. The most popular option is our half-day workshop A Briefing on Planning for Town and Parish Councils.

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Two workshops coming up in Edinburgh in September

The 2018-19 Workshop Programme for Scotland gets under way again after the summer break with two workshops taking place at The Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre on 20 September 2018. One of these is our ever popular Current Issues in Planning Enforcement: essential CPD update and the other is a new addition to this year's programme entitled Design in Planning Applications: how to add value. Book now to reserve your place!

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Latest Neighbourhood Plans submitted to TRA for examination

Two more Neighbourhood Plans were submitted to TRA for examination in July. The Fordham Neighbourhood Plan (East Cambridgeshire DC) will be examined by David Kaiserman and the Pimperne Neighbourhood Plan (North Dorset DC) will be examined by Terry Kemmann-Lane.

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‚ÄčPlanning Jobs Board - current vacancies

Here is our pick of the current vacancies on our Planning Jobs Board - with closing dates in August.

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