The National Trust has scored its first success against the government in its bid to preserve greenbelt land. The Trust has purchased 470 acres of land for £1 million on Divis and Black Mountain near Belfast. Yesterday, the Charity Commission announced it would investigate claims that the Trust isRead More →

An upcoming report from the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) calls for those involved in delivering affordable housing to see the recession as an opportunity to review and improve policy and practice. Councils, in particular, were told they currently lack the skills to assess the economic viability of affordableRead More →