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Archives for February 2015

February 9, 2015

TAYplan are holding a one-day Youth Camp which will provide pupils with the opportunity to influence places they live, study and work by taking part in exciting interactive workshops and digital visualisation projects (using Minecraft).

As preparation for TAYplan’s annual one-day Youth Camp we would like to give a short introduction to the concept of planning and placemaking to stimulate interest (from both pupils and teachers) in schools attending the Youth Camp. This short presentation will also introduce a...

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February 5, 2015

TAYplan are holding a one-day Youth Camp which will provide pupils with the opportunity to influence places they live, study and work by taking part in exciting interactive workshops and digital visualisation projects (using Minecraft).

As preparation for TAYplan’s annual one-day Youth Camp we would like to give a short introduction to the concept of planning and placemaking to stimulate interest (from both pupils and teachers) in schools attending the Youth Camp. This short presentation will also introduce a...

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February 5, 2015

The Royal Town Planning Institute has commended TAYplan's approach to strategic planning for its 'effective cooperation for planning across boundaries'.

The following news article was released yesterday:

Perth and Dundee City Region: planning approach praised as model for the future

The TAYplan Strategic Development Planning Authority, covering the Perth and Dundee City Region, has been praised in a national report by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) for the way the authority has co-...

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February 3, 2015

The papers for the next TAYplan Joint Committee will be available on the TAYplan website Joint Committee page from 11 February 2015.

The Joint Committee will meet on Wednesday 18 February 2015. Councillors will be considering a vairety of issues including the Committee Version of the Proposed Strategic Development Plan. If the Proposed Plan is agreed there will be a period for representations from May to the start of July 2015.

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February 3, 2015

TAYplan are passionate about engaging with young people and due to the success of the 2014 Youth Camp, together with School of Environment at University of Dundee, TAYplan are running another youth event in June 2015 to give secondary school pupils the opportunity to think more about their place and town planning as a profession.

The School of Environment at University of Dundee is currently working with the video game phenomenon Minecraft to develop an initiative which can be used to engage better with young...

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January 30, 2015

A new report from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) makes the case for effective strategic planning, based on six general principles, showing how councils can work together across their boundaries, in order to better coordinate the provision of housing,  jobs, infrastructure and other services.

TAYplan has been used as one of the case studies.

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