LISW April 2018 Newsletter

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April 2018



Dear Members


Upcoming P2C Surgery – Monday 30th April


The LISW are holding a P2C surgery on 30th April at Jacobs in Bristol for those on the Pathway.  This is an evening session where candidates will be asked a series of questions and receive feedback on their answers from two experienced examiners and the group.

Please click this link for more information and booking – a limited number of tickets are available.



LISW AGM & CPD Day 2018 – Wednesday 25th April

Assessing Place: How Character Influences Decision Making & Design



It is less than a week now to our AGM & CPD Day to be held at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (BRLSI), Queen’s Square, Bath, BA1 2HN.  Tickets have now almost sold out for this event.

If you plan to join us just for the AGM, which will take place at 1pm, please let us know via the email address below so that we can make seating arrangements. If you are interested in supporting the work of the LISW committee, even in the smallest capacity, please come and chat to us.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Image credit: Sally Marshall, LUC



Other Events





Many thanks to those who contributed to our collective response to Bristol City Council’s Urban Living SPD Consultation – this has now been submitted, and has also been uploaded to our website here.


As part of UWE Research Programme a call for evidence has been announced looking at the effectiveness of residential street level design characteristics in reducing chronic and non-communicable disease.  Please follow this link for more information.


Finally, as a reminder, if you wish to provide feedback and comment on the Draft Revised NPPF and Draft Planning Practice Guidance, the deadline is 10th May 2018 (link to the consultation page here).

For info, you may also be interested in a House of Lords Select Committee report called ‘The Countryside at a Crossroads: Is the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 still fit for purpose?’


As ever, should you have any queries, suggestions or contributions for future newsletters, or would like to get in touch about LISW events, do let us know on or via the social media links below.


Best wishes




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