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Planning Bill - Stage 3 Amendments

Planning Bill - Stage 3 Amendments

Despite much speculation on the future of the Planning (Scotland) Bill following Stage 2 of the Parliamentary process, the Bill is now proceeding to Stage 3 with three days of debate over more than 150 amendments scheduled to take place this week.  Read on for our observations on just a few of the amendments of particular interest to us.

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Creating ripples along the canal

Creating ripples along the canal

A couple of years ago, a friend of ours set up home on a canal boat in Edinburgh, making us look at Scotland’s canals in a new light.  And we’re not the only ones to have done that.  After a period of post-industrial decline, these once important shipping routes are now increasingly valued again as places for people to live, work and play, and for their contribution to wider regeneration and placemaking.

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