News archive - March 2013
Read the stories that were making our headlines in March 2013:
New research suggesting that half (51 per cent) of councils in England will miss the deadline for adopting a local plan has prompted us to call for local authorities to be given more time to agree plans for their area.
The world’s leading Rembrandt expert has just confirmed our first ever Rembrandt in our collection at Buckland Abbey, Devon.
To celebrate the centenary of In Pursuit of Spring and Thomas’s poetic understanding of nature, Radio 4 are presenting a series of short programmes, presented by Matthew Oates, the Trust’s specialist on nature and wildlife.
Research published by the Trust and the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) suggests that the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is failing to give local people a genuine say in shaping the future of their communities, falling short of the Government’s own localism ambitions.
Read our response, from our director of the natural environment, to the government's latest plans on ash dieback.
Celebrities are used to life in front of the lens but this spring stars from the world of sport, film and TV take a turn behind the camera to support our new campaign.