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Don’t stop me now

Audit Commission Don’t stop me now – Preparing for an aging population. Publication date: 2008 Ranking: useful Report looks at people aged between 50-65 and makes recommendations as to how public services need to adapt to meet this group of people

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Manual for Streets

Department of Transport Publication date: 2007 and 2010 Ranking: essential Guidance for practitioners involved in the planning, provision and approval of new residential streets and modifications to existing ones. Its companion publication “Manual for Streets 2” addresses the wider urban area.

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Posted in Disability, Highways, Religion & Belief

Ethnicity and child poverty

Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions Research Report 576 Publication date: 2009 Ranking: useful This report uses a multiplicity of approaches and sources to build up as detailed

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No particular place to go

Groundwork Trust – London Publication date: 2012 Ranking: useful A step by step guide to consulting young people about transforming open space. Includes a toolkit offering guidance for residents. teachers, youth workers or parks staff. How to view a copy

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Residential neighbourhoods

Womens Design Service (WDS) Broadsheet No.15 Publication date: 1994 Ranking: useful Note describing how local neighbourhoods can be more effectively represented through community consultation about planning issues. How to view a copy Please contact the North Somerset Council Access Officer. How

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Posted in Gender, Planning

Lifetime Homes design guide

Habinteg/Joseph Rowntree Foundation Publication date: 2012 Ranking: useful The concept of Lifetime Homes was developed in the early 1990s by a group of housing experts, including Habinteg Housing Association and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The group was formed because of

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Posted in Accommodation, Disability, Housing

HAPPI Housing our ageing population: Panel for innovation

Dept of Communities and Local Government/Dept of Health/Homes and Communities Agency Publication date: 2009 Ranking: useful Report describes Panel’s findings on question: “What further reform is needed to ensure that new build specialised housing meets the needs and aspirations of

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Planning for an ageing population

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Publication date: July 2004 Ranking: useful This report attempts to assess the implications of the ageing population in the field of town planning, especially the statutory land use planning system in the UK. It is

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