Don’t Close Old London Road: Harlow Tories seek clarity over bus gate proposal

Don’t Close Old London Road: Harlow Tories seek clarity over bus gate proposal

#DontCloseOLR campaign seeks clarity over bus gate proposal ROBERT Halfon MP and senior members of Harlow Conservatives have written a joint letter to Essex County Council to call for a proposed bus gate on London Road to be abandoned. The #DontCloseOLR resident-led campaign group approached Harlow Conservatives to ask for more information about plans for […]

Concerns that England’s planning reforms will create ‘generation of slums’

Concerns that England’s planning reforms will create ‘generation of slums’

THE biggest shake-up of planning for decades has caused fury that moves to fast-track the construction of “beautiful” homes across England will “dilute” democratic oversight, choke off affordable housing and lead to the creation of “slum” dwellings reports The Guardian. Under the proposals, unveiled on Thursday, planning applications based on pre-approved “design codes” would get […]

Harlow campaigners welcome change of name by Rhodes Centre in Stortford

Harlow campaigners welcome change of name by Rhodes Centre in Stortford

THE Rhodes Arts Complex in Bishops Stortford has changed its name to the South Mills Arts. In a statement the trustees said: “In line with its strategy to relaunch the Rhodes Arts Complex, to better fulfil its anticipated future role in the cultural life of Bishop’s Stortford and district, the Rhodes Birthplace Trust has announced […]