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Talking ‘Bout Regeneration 2023 report

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Big changes to the government’s approach were demanded at Downtown’s Talking ‘Bout Regeneration conference in Birmingham. The private sector sent out a clear message that investment was waiting if barriers could be removed. Public sector speakers wanted an end to the beauty contests that pitted one council against another.

Planning Woes

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With UK ministers and civil servants being lobbied hard about changes to planning laws, Martin Liptrot wonders if perhaps its time to look at how local decision-making is better informed too.

Andy Street to address DIB Property & Regeneration conference

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The mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority Andy Street has been confirmed as the latest big-name speaker to join the Downtown in Business national Planning, Property & Regeneration conference that will take place in Birmingham on Thursday 9th February next year.

Property conference postponed due to rail strike

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The Downtown in Business national Property and Regeneration conference that was due to take place in Birmingham on 15th September has been postponed. A new date of Thursday 9th February has been announced for the event, following the announcement of a national rail dispute that is due to take place on the original date.

Sir Howard urges Lancashire to think big

DIB member and the Managing Partner of Harrison Drury Solicitors offers his thoughts on the launch of the Lancashire Property Club, where the former chief executive of Manchester City Council was the guest speaker.

Ex England star to address property conference

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Former England footballer Trevor Steven is the latest name to be added to the speakers list for DIBs national Regeneration, Property & Planning conference, which takes place on Thursday 15th September at the Grand Hotel in Birmingham.

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