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Whether you’re taking over a community asset, drawing up your neighbourhood plan or helping to reshape public services, drawing attention to your project through your local newspaper, radio station or television network can help you gain support from your community and influential decision-makers.

This slideshow guide and press release template will help you engage local journalists so they cover your story, giving your project a publicity boost.

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