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NEWS & INSIGHTS

As pioneers in the industry we are often in the news; here we list various things that may interest you – Industry Comments are topical items of relevance to many of our clients, In The News includes generic news releases that are similarly topical and interesting.

Be Inspired is our thinking intended to help thought leaders and those embarking on the rural development and diversification journey. Other news items include things that our clients and we are proud of and share them with you to help, interest and sometimes amuse.

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ENVIRONMENT BILL: DELIVERING A BIODIVERSITY NET GAIN

It’s now a little over a week since the Environment Bill was introduced. This includes a requirement for all new planning consents to include a condition requiring a 10% biodiversity net gain. In other words, those building need to demonstrate an uplift in biodiversity on or near the site, enhancing natural habitats to create lasting benefits both for wildlife and for people.

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WELCOME TO THE TEAM: ABIGAIL EGGLESTON

This week Abigail Eggleston has joined the RSL team as Internal Project Coordinator. Abi will be coordinating and implementing a variety of internal projects, one of these being the office renovation.

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NPPF PARAGRAPH 80E: THE VALUE OF A COORDINATED TEAM

A Paragraph 80e project is much more than an architectural statement. It is a collective solution developed by a mix of experienced planning, architectural and landscape consultants, supported further by ecological, arboriculture and heritage information.

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NPPF PARAGRAPH 80E: SITE SELECTION – WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

Selecting a site for a potential house is the key starting point when considering undertaking a Paragraph 80e project. Site selection will influence every aspect of the architectural and landscape design process but more importantly, influence the wellbeing of those lucky enough to live in the final home.

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BACON REVIEW: CUSTOM AND SELF-BUILD HOMES ARE KEY WAY TO HELP DELIVER NEEDED HOMES

The Government have announced that custom and self-build homes are a key way to help deliver the needed 300,000 homes per year.

This week the Government released the findings of an independent review into the scaling up of Self and Custom housebuilding. The review published on Saturday by Richard Bacon MP set out a host of recommendations to boost the supply of self-build homes and tackle the wider housing crisis.

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KATE GIRLING BECOMES THE NEW CHAIR OF WOMEN IN PROPERTY FOR YORKSHIRE AND THE NORTH EAST

We are delighted to congratulate Kate Girling, Senior Planner here at Rural Solutions Ltd, on her new role as the 2021/22 Chair of Women in Property for the Yorkshire and the North East region.

Kate will hold the position for a full year from the 1st March 2021 and is excited to be taking an active role within Women in Property, an organisation that seeks to support, mentor and increase opportunities for women in the property and construction industries.

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TEAMING UP TO OFFER REWILDING AND REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE CONSULTANCY BY IVAN DE KLEE, KNEPP ESTATE AND DOMINIC BUSCALL, WILD KEN HILL

We are excited to offer a new consultancy service for our client on rewilding and regenerative agriculture with two of the UK’s leading practitioners.

At Rural Solutions we are passionate about the British countryside and the opportunities it provides, and increasingly we have seen that many of our clients share this passion and increased focus on nature, and nature recovery.

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A SNEAK PEEK OF THE LATEST WORKS OF ANDY GOLDSWORTHY

Here at Rural Solutions, we are lucky enough to be working on an incredibly exciting project with the internationally acclaimed sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy. More information on the project itself will follow when we are able, but for now, we wanted to share with you some of Andy’s unique and fantastic creations.

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