2020 will be remembered in history for many reasons. The completion of the protracted Brexit withdrawal negotiations first quarter was shortly followed by the arrival of COVID-19 with all the heartbreak and economic trauma that came in its wake.
There’s a growing recognition and desire for a low-carbon 'green recovery' as we emerge from crisis. But Partner in Forestry, Andy Turnbull, asks if a new way of valuing forests could be the real catalyst for a step change in UK woodland creation?
The digitisation of the planning process is an opportunity to engage with groups historically excluded from planning - the disabled, ethnic minorities and the young – as well those who might wish to move in to an area, says Senior Planner Suzi Green.