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New appointment to NEGC Ltd Board

Cllr David King, Colchester Council Cabinet Member for Business and Resources, has been selected by the Council to join the Board of North Essex Garden Communities Ltd (NEGC). Cllr King replaces Cllr Tim Young as the nominated Director for Colchester Borough Council....

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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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Local Plan set for autumn examination

Revisions to the Braintree, Colchester and Tendring Councils’ Garden Community proposals are expected to go before the Government’s Planning Inspector in the autumn of 2019, it has been announced. In September the three councils, working in partnership with Essex...

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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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Letter – Garden Communities the right approach

Over the last few months there has been a great deal of speculation about the North Essex Garden Community proposals following the Planning Inspector’s letters published in June. Since that point, it has been important for us to both understand in more detail the...

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Councils set out Garden Community proposal timeline

Proposals to create new Garden Community developments across North Essex could go before the Government Planning Inspector next year. Writing to the Inspector following an agreement to continue work on the proposals, Braintree, Colchester and Tendring Councils have...

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Call to invest in North Essex

Councils, business and higher education organisations are set to join forces this month to promote North Essex at MIPIM UK, the country's largest annual property and investment event. The partnership of Braintree, Colchester, Essex, Tendring and Uttlesford Councils,...

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