Tees Valley Rural Summit 2013

The Tees Valley Rural Community Council is hosting their annual Tees Valley Rural Summit.  This  is taking place at  Preston Hall Museum Stockton-on-Tees  on the 15th March 2013. This year the focus is on the natural environment with the programme including; a launch of the new Tees Valley Nature Partnership, an opportunity sharing the...

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TVNP application submitted

Our application to be formally recognised as a Local Nature Partnership has been submitted to Defra. We would like to thank everyone involved for their support in developing our ideas and plans for the Tees Valley Nature Partnership; it has been a real team effort. Defra have advised that they plan to let all...

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TVNP update 21 May 2012

The deadline for applications to Defra to become a recognised LNP is rapidly approaching (6 June). The Tees Valley Nature Partnership Development Group have been very active in bringing together all of the input that we have received from our consultation discussions and workshops with stakeholder. We are developing this into a framework to...

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NATIONAL PLANNING POLICY FRAMEWORK – What does it mean for biodiversity and the natural environment?

Malcolm Steele Tees Valley Unlimited As many of you will have realised the Government issued the final version of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) on Tuesday 27th March – and it came into effect immediately. It replaces all previous planning policy guidance and statements, including Planning Policy Statement 9 ‘Biodiversity and Geological Conservation’....

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