RAY's South Yorkshire Rural Co-ordinator, Lucy Atkins, receives national planning award

Lucy Atkins, RAY's South Yorkshire Rural Co-ordinator, received a High Commendation for Outstanding Student Achievement for her overall standard of work throughout her one-year Royal Town Planning Institute accredited MA Town and Regional Planning Course.

The judges were particularly impressed with her work on housing and justice in planning. Lucy received her award at the RTPI Planning Awards ceremony in London on 23 February 2012.

Lucy will be delivering a series of workshops on Localism and the challenges and opportunities of neighbourhood Planning for rural communities across South Yorkshire as part of the South Yorkshire BASIS project.

Further deatils of these free events are on the website.