February 2012 e-news

Historic Towns Forum Newsletter

Director’s Message
HTF celebrates 25 years!

LOCALISM
How will the Localism Act affect you?
Localism and Planning in a Heritage Context
Historic powers in the Localism Act pass down to communities

TOURISM
New Member WhereWhen sponsors National Tourism Conference - don’t miss it!
The Power of Stories
Seizing the tourism opportunity
Discovering Places to launch a heritage toolkit to help the sector make the most of London 2012
Holidays at Home are GREAT! - a message from VisitEngland CEO
Local MPs invited to visit on Tourism Constituency Day 16 March

HIGH STREETS
Shapps – 12 town centres to become ‘Portas Pilots'
10-point Manifesto for Town Centres and High Streets
Retail, the High Street Review and revivification of historic cores
Street names must reflect view of local people
Love Your Local Market fortnight

Retweet for Towns Day - March 8 2012

EVENTS AND SEMINARS
Listed Property Show 18-19 Feb
Understanding Localism 21 Feb
Culture-Heritage-Tourism: Developing the Product 16 March
Ecobuild 2012 – the future of design, construction and the built environment
Retail, the High Street Review and revivification of historic cores – Bircham Dyson Bell 23 March
Other events supported by HTF

HTF MEMBERSHIP
Historic Environment: Policy & Practice - 30% discount for Members
HTF guidance - Free downloads for Members

UPDATES, TOOLKITS AND MORE NEWS
Update on Listed Building Consent
National Planning Policy Framework Update
£1billion more for Growing Places and New Homes Bonus
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
SAVING A NATIONAL ICON – the Chichester Society would like your help
Communities put in the lead - community engagement toolkit published
DCLG toolkit to support community-led regeneration
Heritage Champions’ welcome pack updated
Local Enterprise Partnerships - update on coverage and statistics
More City Deals on offer
The Green Deal
Connected Digital Economy Catapult
Town Halls to benefit from business rates growth
HTF response to National Heirtage Protection Plan survey
HTF response to Neighbourhood planning regulations CLG consultation
Other HTF consultation reponses

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