We are offering a free consultation with the new generation of musical entrepreneurs looking to open live-music venues. We can also assist existing venues who have been notified of proposed development next door and want to know what they can do about it.read more
Independent Hearing and Assessment panels consist of independent experts that determine development applications on behalf of a council and provide advice on other planning matters.read more
Every so often we receive a letter in the post from the local council advising that a development is proposed next door and that you may lodge a submission.
Whilst it may be tempting to throw such a letter into the bin, this would severely limit your options should you wish to object to the development further down the track.read more
We all love trees and hedges in our gardens (and even our neighbour’s gardens). What, however, can we do when our neighbour’s hedge grows a little too high and starts to impact on our views or access to sunlight?read more
The State Government is letting Newcastle down with its latest release from the Revitalising Newcastle project. There is an old saying that failing to plan is planning to fail. Sadly for Newcastle, despite enormous rhetoric, there is a distinct absence of planning.read more