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Viewpoint: Norwich’s striking new council homes

August 7, 2019

Councillor Gail Harris is Norwich City Council’s deputy leader and cabinet member with responsibility for social housing. Here she explains the story behind the council’s celebrated…

Scotland’s 20p recycling scheme will change the recycling habits of a nation

July 17, 2019

Scotland’s new deposit return scheme is becoming a reality. Iain Gulland, CEO of Zero Waste Scotland, tells us more about it and the benefits it will…

Safety first – cycling in the Netherlands

July 3, 2019

LGiU Scotland’s Kim Fellows blogs about her cycling trip to the Netherlands recently, and what she saw and learned there.

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Densification and its objectors in Johannesburg, South Africa

August 20, 2019

What are the reasons and objectives behind the drive for densification in South African cities generally and Johannesburg specifically? This briefing describes the policies to achieve densification in the city, why they have engendered animosity from resident groups and how the city is handling these objections.

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