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  • 25 September 2018

    RTPI leads planning debates at Labour fringe events

    The need for more collaboration among public, private and third sectors was a key theme emerging from RTPI fringe events at the Labour party conference this week. The three even...
  • 21 September 2018

    Learning Partner Award 2018 finalists announced

    Finalists for the RTPI Learning Partner Award have been announced. These awards recognise best practice in planning training and CPD. With the fast changing pace of planning, i...
  • 19 September 2018

    RTPI: Northern Powerhouse needs focus on people and places

    The Northern Powerhouse needs to make places work better for people, with infrastructure investments that improves quality of life, the RTPI says.  Transport and infrastructure...
  • 18 September 2018

    CPD goes mobile

    RTPI Learn, the Institute’s free online learning environment is now available on the go. A recent upgrade means you can access the training on your mobile device or tablet. “O...
  • 17 September 2018

    President sees planning excellence in Yorkshire

    Yorkshire boasts excellent planning and regeneration projects, witnessed RTPI President John Acres during his tour of Rotherham and Sheffield last week. Sheffield’s “stuck sites...
  • 17 September 2018

    Entries open for RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence

    Nominations for the RTPI Awards for Planning Awards Excellence are now open through to 14 December 2018. The awards are the longest running and most high-profile awards in the ...
  • 14 September 2018

    Hull’s green vision wins Yorkshire planning award

    Hull City Council has won Yorkshire’s top planning award for its vision and expertise in delivering Siemen’s new offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing, assembly and servici...
  • 12 September 2018

    Appeal against decision of the Conduct and Discipline Panel

    The Appeal Committee has recently upheld the decision of the RTPI Conduct and Discipline Panel in finding a private consultant Member to be in breach of clauses 14) and 15) of t...
  • 12 September 2018

    Planners as expert witness – new practice advice published

    Eight out of ten planners have defended a local authority decision in planning appeals, according to the RTPI's latest membership survey. Eighty-two percent of survey respondent...
  • 11 September 2018

    First RTPI technical apprentices graduated

    The first town planning technical support apprenticeships in the country have been completed at Chichester College.  The entry level apprenticeship programme was first introduce...