New planning laws announced today strike the right balance between protecting the environment and helping to deliver jobs, says Staffordshire County Council.
“The delivery of a less complex planning process which can help regeneration projects to get off the ground more quickly and stimulate job creation will add to Staffordshire’s drive for greater prosperity.
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A dry day with sunshine but cloud amounts increasing for the afternoon. Feeling warm in sunshine away from the Lincolnshire coast.
It will be feeling warm in the sunshine with mostly light winds, although it will turn breezier in the afternoon.
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