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Might plans for a make-over for Edinburgh's West Princes Street Gardens lead to a partial privatisation of an iconic public space?

A major project to compare urban practices in 14 cities will be led by a team based in Glasgow University in Scotland.

The planned reform of the planning system in Scotland will end in tears.

The Cockburn Association, Edinburgh's Civic Trust,  is seeking a new Director.

The first issue of a new journal gives insights to new ways of thinking about cities.

Earlier this week I was honoured to receive the OBE for services to planning, at an investiture at Buckingham Palace.

Ruthless developers are literally undermining a Kenyan school in an attempt to capture the rights to valuable land, alleges a priest with wide experience of the country.

Planners on an innovative post-graduate course in Zambia are being trained to understand how informal development operates and how to deliver pro-poor planning.

A Brexit-induced crash in the markets seems likely to set the framework for the work of planners in the months ahead.

I am pleased to confirm that I will become Chair of the Cockburn Association in June, when the present Chair, Lord Brodie, steps down.

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