Author: Deb Jeffreys

National Trust Training

NATIONAL TRUST TRAINING – July 2020

Planning Aid Wales provided training on the planning system in Wales for members if the National Trust Planning Team. The training aimed to provide staff with

  • An overview of planning law and policy and the basic structure of the system in Wales.
  • Explanation of the purpose of planning in Wales, the Welsh Government’s priorities and expectations.
  • Understanding of the Development Plan and Development Management process including permitted development rights planning appeals, planning obligations and enforcement.
  • Explanation Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects and Developments of National Significance in Wales.
  • Knowledge of heritage policy in Wales.
  • Awareness of emerging planning regulations and policy.

Can you help shape the future Bay of Colwyn?

Planning Aid Wales has been conducting community engagement in the Bay of Colwyn as part of its role in developing the Colwyn Place Plan.

So far this has included running a workshop and art competition with local school children from around the Colwyn Bay Area. Facilitating a series of online events and activities, including, an online survey, Placecheck map and, online focus groups, and hosting two drop-in sessions inRhos on Sea and Colwyn Heights.

There is still plenty of events yet to come…

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Placemaking for a Thriving Welsh Language

On 25th November 2021, Planning Aid Wales and IAITH: Welsh Centre for Language Planning delivered an online joint mini conference that brought together planners, Welsh language specialists and Community and Town Councils (CTCs) who are taking steps to make more use of Welsh, support the use of Welsh in their communities and are thinking about or involved in planning and placemaking.

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