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Jun

Tree Management and Preservation

Posted on 21st June 2011  |   Add a comment

Trees make an important contribution to the environment, creating a varied, interesting and attractive landscape. Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) The Planning Service is responsible for making and enforcing Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs). TPOs may be used to protect trees, groups of trees or woodlands, which add to the character and appearance of an area. Why protect trees? Trees should be protected because they: enhance views help...

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Jun

Property Ladder: Housing plan boost

Posted on 21st June 2011  |   Add a comment

Housing experts have welcomed the government's announcement this week to release unused public land to builders for development on a 'buy now, pay later' basis. The Public Expenditure Committee, a Cabinet Committee chaired by Francis Maude, will go through each department's plans to make sure every possible site is made available for housebuilding. Alongside this, property specialists from across government will work...

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21

Jun

M&S denies rumours over shopping centre land deal

Posted on 21st June 2011  |   Add a comment

Land beside a major shopping centre in Co Armagh which already has planning consent for an extension has gone up for sale. The 3.5 acres on Lakeview Road at the back of Rushmere Shopping Centre in Craigavon belonged to Roads Service, part of the Department for Regional Development (DRD). It's understood the board of Marks & Spencer has approved a proposal...

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