News

Book launch for Communicating Construction: insight, experience and best practice

22 February 2021

Find out more about the book launch here.

Report in association with APSE is published

18 January 2021

In the summer of 2020, Penny Norton, as a member of the Consultation Institute (tCI)’s Environment Working Group, designed a research project for a joint initiative between tCI and APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence).

Communicating Construction: submitted to Routledge for publication in early spring 2021

09 November 2020

Communicating Construction: insight, experience and best practice is a collection of essays on PR in construction, each covering a specific aspect of the construction sector and sits alongside Promoting Property: insight, experience and best practice as a guide to the sector, written by those who know it best. It fills a much-needed knowledge gap and has been a real pleasure to edit.

Women in Property webinar

07 July 2020

With Promoting Property, published and the height of the first national lockdown, it was great that Women in Property offered to host a webinar based around the book’s content and some of the book’s chapter authors presented on their areas of expertise.

tCI’s Environment Working Group

16 June 2020

Early in 2020, Penny Norton jointly set up The Consultation Institute’s Environment Working Group which exists to support organisations in engaging on environmental issues.

Promoting Property is now published

30 April 2020

Promoting Property: insight, experience and best practice is now published by Routledge and is widely available. The book is a collection of essays on PR, each covering a specific aspect of the property sector and is the companion to Communicating Construction: insight, experience and best practice.

Penny Norton contributes a chapter to Regulation of Extractive Industries

31 August 2019

Penny Norton contributes a chapter to Regulation of Extractive Industries, to be published by Routledge in 2020.

Penny Norton speaks at the TCPA seminar Getting Public Participation Right.

22 March 2019

Penny Norton speaks at the TCPA’s seminar on Getting Public Participation Right following her contribution to the TCPA Practical Guides – Guide 11: People, planning and power which was launched at the event.

A guide to property PR

01 February 2019

Penny Norton has signed a contract with Routledge to produce a guide to property PR.

PNPR is working with The Consultation Institute

08 May 2018

Penny Norton becomes an Associate of The Consultation Institute (tCI), joining and network of consultants who have considerable expertise in consultation and public engagement.

The book tour goes to Belfast

06 February 2018

On Friday Penny Norton will be in Belfast presenting to law firm Carson McDowell and the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action on the importance (and context, structure, issues and techniques) of consultation in planning.

A positive book review by The Consultation Institute

20 December 2017

Read the review here.

Planning in London review

10 October 2017

Read the review here.

Book launch update

01 July 2017

The CIPR is hosting an event to mark the publication of Public Consultation and Community Involvement in Planning: a twenty-first century guide on Tuesday 11 July.

Penny Norton’s book available to reserve

12 June 2017

Penny Norton’s book Public Consultation and Community Involvement in Planning: a twenty-first century guide is now available to reserve.

Penny Norton is recognised as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

16 January 2017

Penny Norton is recognised as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations for ‘outstanding work in public relations, service to the Institute and personal achievements within the profession’, specifically ‘thought leadership on excellence in property communications’.

Public Consultation and Community Involvement in Planning: a twenty-first century guide

06 May 2016

Penny Norton’s book Public Consultation and Community Involvement in Planning: a twenty-first century guide is complete and due for publication by Routledge in June 2017.

CommunitiesOnline launched

10 March 2016

Following the success of the online consultation service ConsultOnline, CommunitiesOnline is launched, providing and efficient and effective community relations service during consultation.

Scotch Corner Designer Village granted planning consent

06 January 2015

Scotch Corner Designer Village, the first project run by PNPR’s online consultation service ConsultOnline now has resolution to grant planning consent.

ConsultOnline shortlisted for Cambridge Innovation Awards

05 September 2014

ConsultOnline, a new online consultation service which is owned and managed by PNPR, has been shortlisted for the Cambridge Innovation Awards.

ConsultOnline launched

01 March 2014

ConsultOnline, the 21st century answer to public consultation, is launched.