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RTPI Blog

  • One planner's journey back to university
    One planner's journey back to university 05 December 2019 Author: Jennifer Russell

    Jennifer Russell documents her experiences as an in-house town planner at the University of Glasgow. More »

  • Arguing the case for a unified digital planning system
    Arguing the case for a unified digital planning system 04 December 2019 Author: James Harris and Stefan Webb

    The RTPI’s Policy and Network’s manager, James Harris, and Director of Digitising Planning at the Connected Places Catapult, Stefan Webb, argue the case for a unified digital planning system and urge planner... More »

  • Being a Planning Trustee with the Theatres Trust
    Being a Planning Trustee with the Theatres Trust 27 November 2019 Author: Ann Skippers

    Former RTPI president Ann Skippers talks about her role as Planning Trustee for the Theatres Trust as she steps down after five years. The Theatres Trust is now on the look out for her replacement. More »

  • Confidence and challenge in the North East
    Confidence and challenge in the North East 25 November 2019 Author: Ian Tant

    RTPI President Ian Tant on his recent two-day official visit to the RTPI’s North East region. More »

  • Reconnecting to the web of life
    Reconnecting to the web of life 18 November 2019 Author: Rosalie Callway

    In the face of growing street protests and alarming news reports about global species decline, what can planning authorities do to address the biodiversity crisis? More »

  • New ways to think about CPD
    New ways to think about CPD 13 November 2019 Author: Andrew Close

    Head of careers, education and professional development at the Royal Town Planning Institute, Andrew Close, examines how the Institute is supporting planners through education and training as the 2020 traini... More »