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September Edition

£89 million to reclaim parks & public spaces
Published : 01 September 2003

Radical ideas to transform parks and public spaces will be rewarded under a new scheme. The £89 million scheme will be split between 27 ... read more

A guide to definitive maps & changes to public rights of way
Published : 01 September 2003

The Countryside Agency has produced a useful and comprehensive guide to definitive maps and changes to public rights of way in a free booklet. ... read more

Disposal consent 2003
Published : 01 September 2003

Introduction 1. The purposes of this Circular are to convey the Local Government Act 1972: General Disposal Consent 2003 (the Consent), which ... read more

Equality & diversity: age matters. A consultation on proposals for outlawing age discrimination in
Published : 01 September 2003

The Government published Equality and Diversity: Age Matters on 2 July 2003. It seeks views on proposals for the implementation of new anti-discrimination ... read more

Fears of repeat fridge fiasco as European Commission bans pesticides
Published : 01 September 2003

A repeat of last year's fridge fiasco is feared by the Local Government Association after the Department of Food and Rural Affairs announced ... read more

Government works with builders to shut out noisy neighbours
Published : 01 September 2003

A construction industry proposal to prevent noise levels making life a misery for many people is being put out to consultation by the Government. ... read more

Land disposal by local authorities
Published : 01 September 2003

Local authorities will have greater discretion to sell off their land Planning Minister Keith Hill has announced. Mr Hill has launched the General ... read more

Licensing Act 2003 (Commencement) Order 2003 (SI 2003 No. 2003)
Published : 01 September 2003

This Order brings into force repeal provisions of the Licensing Act 2003. Those provisions repeal sections 66 and 67 of and Schedule 8 to the ... read more

New moves to prevent ragwort poisoning
Published : 01 September 2003

Rural Affairs Minister Alun Michael has urged landowners and occupiers to control ragwort spread, and prevent poisoning of countless horses and ... read more

Planning Statement by the Minister of State for Housing & Planning, Office of the Deputy Prime Min
Published : 01 September 2003

The Communities Plan sets out this Government's vision for sustainable communities where everyone has the opportunity to be decently housed, ... read more

The National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003 No. 1923)
Published : 01 September 2003

These Regulations, which amend the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (the principal regulations) and come into force on 1st October 2003, ... read more

The way forward on Crossrail
Published : 01 September 2003

The Secretary of State for Transport, Alistair Darling, has made clear the Government's commitment to Crossrail today by mapping out the way ... read more