Community Charters

Community Charters

Community Charters are a new model for community engagement in the UK planning process, starting from a positive vision of the world we want to bequeath to future generations.   They bring the concepts of stewardship and human values into the sustainability agenda, advocating a shift away from development that weakens our...

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Community Overview Falkirk is a town and densely-populated district in Scotland’s Midland valley, halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Since the 17th century it has been an industrial centre for coal, iron and steel, and Grangemouth remains the location of Scotland’s only petrochemical refinery. In recent decades, extractive industries waned, and...