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Local Place Plans arrive in the Highlands
Highland Council has registered their first Local Place Plan. Stratherrick and Foyers, south of Loch Ness, are the first out of the blocks. It means that the community now has a plan that sets out ...
Want to make great maps for free? Here’s how…
In case you missed it – here’s a video recording of a recent webinar I did with Felt on using their free online GIS mapping for planning, using the example of the Stratherrick and Foyers Local Plac...
Digital engagement in the pandemic: sharing the learning
[640-alexandria.png] Online community engagement has received increasing attention during the last 2 years. For some people it means yet more time on Zoom calls, for others it means Surveymonkey a...
20 minute neighbourhoods & Local Place Plans - new tools for a healthier, greener Scotland
[Image]This is an edited version of an article written for RTPI Scotland on 26 January 2021. Creating places for people, supporting communities to shape where they live, and planning for the green ...
community-led planning: success stories
[Image]Communities sometimes ask: what’s the point of a community-led plan? Why sit around talking about a plan? Why not just get on with what needs to be done? There are two answers to this. ...
Making the most of digital engagement
[Image]There's been a lot of talk about online engagement in planning since lockdown started in March, much of it focussing on the use of web platforms for public Pre-Application Consultation on pl...