The homes and post office constructed by Toller Porcorum CLT and Aster Homes received a lot of publicity in February and March with coverage in national papers. Members of the CLT and Alison from Wessex CLTP were also interviewed on BBC Radio Solent. The scheme was grant funded by the HCA and West Dorset DC.
National CLT Conference 2015 sell-out reflects strength of community-led housing movement.
The National CLT Network continues to do sterling work in lobbying government on behalf of the sector, securing concessions in key policy areas such as the right to buy and rent policy. A packed National CLT Conference in January, bustling with energetic communities, was followed by an article on the new Housing Bill by journalist Peter Hetherington. Wessex CLTP was slightly mis-quoted (the values given were per plot rather than per 10-plots!) but the point about the impact of the Bill on rural exception sites was well made.