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Branchout is your local newsletter keeping you up-to-date with RTPI South West news and planning issues and is published four times a year.

Your editor is Julie O’Rourke, South West Junior Vice Chair. Please get in touch with any suggested articles.

Spring 2020 - includes features on:

  • An interview with Paul Barnard MBE
  • Young Planners
  • APC Q&A and Top Tips
  • Chartered Town Planner Apprenticeship
  • Five reasons for climate justice in spatial planning
  • RMB RAC Update
  • Getting to know you…Tristan Peat
  • Results of RTPI South West Awards for Planning Excellence 2019
  • Enter the Awards for 2020
  • Soap Box - Diversity in Planning
  • Forthcoming events
  • Annual Dinner

Autumn 2019 - includes features on:

  • President's Visit
  • Plymouth ECTP Biennial
  • Promoting Planning as a Career
  • Celebrating student & young planner success
  • Delivering the Right to Build
  • Self Build from Tetlow King
  • Greater Horseshoe Bats
  • Legal update - EIA from Burges Salmon
  • Reflection on Planning for a Low carbon world
  • Planning for Smart Energy Research
  • South West International Group

Summer 2019 - includes features on:

  • A tribute to Barry Hutton
  • Housing Delivery
  • Custom and Self Build Housing
  • Legal Update – Section 73 Applications
  • An Insight into the Environment Agency
  • Partnership Working for Trees in Bristol
  • Local Government in Dorset
  • The Councillors Companion
  • RTPI Awards 2019 Winner - Plymouth takes the Silver Jubilee Cup
  • The Great Debate & 13th European Biennial

Winter 2019 - includes features on:

  • RTPI Public Consultation
  • 2018 Award Winners
  • Entering the 2019 RTPI Awards
  • Raynsford Review
  • S106 Obligations and Health Survey
  • Local Plans Article
  • Spotlight on Torbay
  • Legal Update - Ashfords on Permitted Development Rights, Material Considerations and the Fall-Back Position
  • Soapbox

Autumn 2018 - includes features on:

  • The NPPF from Burges Salmon
  • Uni updates / graduations
  • Visiting American Planning Students
  • President's Visit
  • 2018 Awards Shortlist
  • How to determine what is curtilage
  • Joint Local Plans
  • Green Belts
  • Hugh Barton Book review

Summer 2018 - includes features on:

  • Joint Local Planning in the South West
  • Pupil Forecasting
  • Spotlight - Dartmoor National Park Authority
  • Profiling Young Planners - Stephen Baimbridge
  • RTPI SW Research - Invitation to Tender
  • Nominations for the 2019 RMB RAC
  • Surviving Public Enquiries
  • 2018 Awards
    and much more

Spring 2018 - includes features on:

  • Ashfords Law Update - Neighbourhood Planning
  • Young Planners Updates
  • Profiling Young Planners - Sam Hoida
  • RMB RAC Update plus AGM Notice
  • Profiling RAC Member - Julie O'Rourke
  • Planning Aid Update
  • Forthcoming Events
  • RTPI SW Annual Dinner 2018
  • Event report - Planning for Climate Change
  • Report on the Worcester
  • RTPI SW & WM Networking event
  • RTPI SW Research up-date 2017-2018
  • RTPI South West Awards 2018
  • Trump Developments in the South West