News

All the latest news and updates from across the My Community Network.

More power to neighbourhood plans introduced

More power to neighbourhood plans introduced through ministerial statement which aims to tackle the lack of a five year land supply. Currently national planning policy states that all local planning authorities must have enough land available...

Posted 15 Dec 2016

Top resources for 2016

As we fast approach the end of the year, it’s time to round up the year that was 2016 with our TOP 10 resources! Which reports, guides, toolkits or documents were most popular? Find as...

Posted 13 Dec 2016

Library

Community of the Month: The Renewal Trust

Cherry Underwood, Trust Executive at The Renewal Trust writes about the nationally recognised community regeneration work this amazing charity has done – working with local communities in St Ann’s, Sneinton and Mapperley, Nottingham. The Renewal Trust...

Posted 12 Dec 2016

#GivingTuesday is…

A global day of giving… Where people from all over the world come together to show the world why it’s good to give… And what is December if it isn’t for giving… You can donate… Local...

Posted 29 Nov 2016

What it means to be a My Community Champion

Rob Andrew, head of Cornwall Council’s localism team, Vice Chair of Feock Parish Council and My Community Champion discusses what it means to be a My Community Champion. So what does being a My Community Champion...

Posted 24 Nov 2016

Community of the Month: Katherine Low Settlement

Aaron Barbour, CEO of Katherine Low Settlement writes about the amazing work this local charity has done to serve the communities of Battersea and Wandsworth since 1924. Katherine Low Settlement is the oldest and largest...

Posted 24 Nov 2016

Evaluating Our Place

The Our Place programme has created opportunities for local authorities and other agencies to commission community organisations to deliver and design more user-focused local services. Ben Lee from Shared Intelligence discusses the key messages learnt from their research...

Posted 23 Nov 2016

Our Place