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The passing of the Scottish Budget 2024/25 at Holyrood yesterday will perpetuate housing inequality across the country and limit the number of new homes coming forward across all tenures, sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned. The Budget includes more than £1.3 billion for the W

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Changes to Scotland’s planning system, said to be the "most important" in 75 years, are to be debated at Holyrood today. MSPs will be asked to approve the Fourth National Planning Framework (NPF4) which seeks to prioritise projects that will help tackle the climate crisis or regenerate lo

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Developments which reduce carbon emissions to tackle climate change and restore nature would be promoted under finalised proposals for long term planning reform. The revised draft National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) sets out sustainable policies against which planning applications would be assessed

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Scotland needs to invest in new initiatives to encourage more people into planning as a career, with around 700 new planners needed over the next 10 to 15 years, a report has said. The Future Planners Project Report was funded and supported by the Scottish Government and has been published by Heads

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A landmark regeneration scheme in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire has been crowned the overall winner at the inaugural RTPI Scotland Awards for Planning Excellence 2022. The Fraserburgh Conservation Area Renewal Scheme Townscape Heritage Project won in the RTPI Scotland Best Project category and took awa

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The body representing town planners in Scotland has called on the Scottish Government to provide more support for communities and planning authorities to allow local people to shape how their places develop.  In responding to the consultation on draft proposals for the framework of regulations

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Proposals in a new report to develop an apprenticeship scheme for urban planners have been welcomed by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in Scotland.

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