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Setting out a path to growth, or repairing the damage caused by austerity? Views on Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget and spending review statements yesterday

They say you should never go back but that old saying could not be further from the truth when it comes to my hometown of Huddersfield. 

Spending reviews are normally a key date in the political calendar. They are an irregular occurrence as they have significant long-term implications. As such,

Our guest blogger, Active Travel Advocate, Annette Turner, considers the importance of a people-first approach to activate communities. We need to drive less and

The race to be West Yorkshire Mayor is hotting up with Labour having shortlisted three candidates ahead of a final candidate being chosen by

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably interested in place-making. Maybe you work for a government body, housebuilder or housing provider. You could be

The deadline for responses to the Planning White Paper consultation passes this week (29 October). Many organisations with different and competing interests have expressed

When I started looking at this blog earlier this week, the key story was that Liverpool was being placed into a strict local lockdown

The race to make history is underway, as politicians from across the region begin throwing their hat into the ring to be elected as

After a flurry of excitement, it now looks as though the devolution and recovery white paper is delayed until next year. The hotly anticipated

A well-used phrase of mine – which bewilders my kids – is: if a tree falls in a forest and no-one’s around to hear

One of my saddest moments from the last six months came when I left our office in Bristol for the last time before lockdown