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Cases
Published : 01 June 2004

Council has no duty over road signs Gorringe v Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council Law Society's Gazette, 7 May 2004) A highway authority ... read more

Consultation on the future of British Waterways
Published : 01 June 2004

Defra and the Scottish Executive have launched a major public consultation on British Waterways' performance. The exercise, part of a larger ... read more

Energy efficiency action plan aims to deliver big carbon cuts
Published : 01 June 2004

Plans for a step-change in energy efficiency to boost efforts to tackle climate change and save more than £3billion a year on energy costs ... read more

Government identifies high spending councils for capping
Published : 01 June 2004

Seven high spending local authorities have been identified for capping this year. The Government is also proposing to use its capping powers ... read more

Heritage Open Days 2004: Communities Invited to Discover Hidden Heritage
Published : 01 June 2004

Up to 2,500 buildings across England will open to the public free of charge for this year's Heritage Open Days, from 10-13 September 2004. Historic ... read more

Housing Bill strengthened to tackle empty homes & protect tenancy deposits
Published : 01 June 2004

New measures to tackle the blight of empty homes and protect tenancy deposits have been added to the Housing Bill. The proposed Government amendments ... read more

Less waste going to landfill as more recycle
Published : 01 June 2004

Figures published recently show a pronounced drop - the first in four years across England - in the amount of waste collected by local authorities ... read more

More communities to benefit from success of urban regeneration companies
Published : 01 June 2004

The number of Urban Regeneration Companies (URCs) across the country will continue to grow, Keith Hill. Minister for Regenneration, has announced. ... read more

One Voice Wales
Published : 01 June 2004

The establishment of a single body to represent community and town councils in Wales is a landmark in the history of local government in Wales, ... read more

Planning & Compulsory Purchase Act receives Royal Assent
Published : 01 June 2004

The first new Planning Act for more than a decade was granted Royal Assent on 13 May, paving the way for a more flexible and responsive planning ... read more

Planning out crime to make our streets safer
Published : 01 June 2004

Planning Minister Keith Hill and Crime Prevention Minister Hazel Blears have launched Safer Places: The Planning System and Crime Prevention, ... read more

Proposals to reform fire safety laws unveiled
Published : 01 June 2004

Plans to improve fire safety for businesses which will simplify the law while placing a greater focus on fire prevention were laid before Parliament ... read more

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