Blog Post – To solve homelessness we must build homes

Earlier this month Colchester MP Will Quince wrote a column on the need to tackle homelessness and create more social housing to confront what is a very real housing crisis.   Whatever your politics Will is well placed to comment on this issue, sitting on the...

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Blog post – A visit to Middleton de Keynes

Milton Keynes is perhaps the best known of Britain’s post-war new towns and indeed the scale of its ambition and its unique identity have done much to raise its profile in the nation’s psyche. Of course Milton Keynes is of its time and aspects of its design including...

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Blog Post – Thoughts on Poundbury

Council officers and councillors accompanied by the NEGC team, recently visited Poundbury in West Dorset to learn from the experiences of the Duchy of Cornwall in developing an urban extension to Dorchester. Poundbury has a prominent reputation amongst planning and...

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Braintree to continue Garden Community work

This week I confirmed at our Full Council meeting that Braintree District Council would be continuing to support the proposals for three new Garden Community developments across North Essex, to help meet the significant housing and infrastructure needs for our region....

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