The Countryside at a Crossroads

The Countryside at a Crossroads

House of Lords Select Committee’s report ‘The countryside at a crossroads: Is the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 still fit for purpose?’ House of Lords Select Committee’s report ‘The countryside at a crossroads: Is the Natural...
Where Have All The Hedgehogs Gone?

Where Have All The Hedgehogs Gone?

You may remember a familiar sight or sound as a hedgehog snuffles across the road or garden. But when was the last time you heard one? Hedgehogs are now a Biodiversity Action Plan species BAP (2007) and appear in Local Plan policy document as a species targeted for...
BREEAM Changes Coming Soon

BREEAM Changes Coming Soon

Following consultation last year, changes to the BREEAM assessment process are expected to be announced early this year. Early information suggests that the changes will include an additional (third) stage of assessment – Verification, a 12 month monitoring and review...