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

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

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15 Steps to community-led regeneration

Naomi Griffith is taking part in our Community Business Leadership Programme; a partnership between Power to Change, RIO and Sheffield University Management School. This support programme for community business leaders combines leadership training and expertise with fast-track connections to experts and...

Posted 14 Nov 2016

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Community of the Month: Kimberworth Park Community Partnership

Kimberworth Park Community Partnership (KPCP) is a local charity in Rotherham, South Yorkshire whose membership includes local people, groups, agencies and organisations who all work closely together to create a sense of community spirit, through taking...

Posted 26 Oct 2016

Kimberworth Park

Updated Neighbourhood Planning Regulations – a summary

New regulations for neighbourhood planning came into force on 1 October 2016. We have put together our summary of the changes: Timeframes on designating neighbourhood areas: Local planning authorities (LPAs) must designate all of the neighbourhood...

Posted 24 Oct 2016

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Five tips for winning Power to Change funding

The Bright Ideas Fund is open! The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund aims to give community groups the support and tools to start setting up their own community business. It will also give your group the...

Posted 17 Oct 2016