Second-year student Jack Barraclough, 28, from Bewdley, Worcestershire, is the 2017 winner of the Acorus planning prize. Jack is pictured receiving his award from Countryside course manager Simon Irvin, as Emma Pierce-Jenkins looks on.
Acorus Rural Property Services sponsored the prize for second year students studying Rural Planning. Emma Pierce-Jenkins, Senior Lecturer in Environmental and Rural Planning, welcomed Acorus’s continued support for this assignment, which requires students to apply learning to a real scenario. They had to attend a planning committee meeting and investigate a planning application of their choice determined at that meeting.
Jack's work work was chosen from more than 90 assignments because “it was the most complete with a good overview of the selected application and the planning procedure”. Read the full story on the news pages