The continuing uncertainty over Brexit saw the Chancellor deliver a Spring Statement that was more holding plan than action plan. Philip Hammond highlighted a range of alternative scenarios, depending on what happens with the country’s exit from the EU over coming weeks. That included a possible reversal to the ‘end of austerity’ he predicted in…Details
The planning process is a long and complicated one, which may not always produce the result the client desires. If a planning application isn’t filed correctly, or there are objections to the plan then it can be thwarted at the first hurdle. So, if your planning application has been refused, how can you challenge that…Details
With the warmest February day on record reminding us that long, sunny days are just around the corner, everyone is thinking about getting outdoors and enjoying everything that’s great about the British summer. One of the biggest growth areas in outdoor activities over the past couple of years has been ‘wild’ swimming. As splash-happy kids…Details
Those thinking about Spring and the changes it may bring are likely to be focused on the countdown towards the Brexit deadline of 29th March, but there are also homeowners, estate agents and solicitors up and down the country who are wondering whether to expect the traditional upsurge in the property market in April and…Details
An illegal waste wood stockpile on land in Devon has seen the landowner prosecuted and left with the clean-up bill after being held responsible for knowingly permitting the tenants’ activities. The tenants had leased the land for a wood recycling business, but none of the material that arrived on the site ever left, creating a…Details
Pothole misery – after a cold, wet winter, who is responsible if your vehicle is damaged by a pothole?
Potholes. They’re the bane of every motorist, motorcyclist and cyclist in the land. They’ve even been known to claim the odd pedestrian or two, and it seems that the problem is getting worse. With hundreds of thousands of miles to look after, local councils and the Highways Agency freely admit that they’re stretched to the…Details