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

Community Organisers: a growing movement for positive change

By Nick Gardham, Chief Executive, Community Organisers Ltd Communities Week is the perfect platform for highlighting the work that is happening across England as part of the Community Organising Expansion Programme, funded by the Department...

Posted 12 Sep 2018

Five top tips for getting your community-led housing project started

This blog was written by Zoe Goddard, Development Manager, Community-led Housing at Locality. 21 community-led housing (CLH) groups have been supported by the Early Stage Support Programme in partnership with Locality and the Nationwide Foundation....

Posted 11 Sep 2018

Help in acquiring Assets of Community Value

The Community Enabler Fund will support community organisations looking to acquire Assets of Community Value. This blog was written by David Moynihan, Head of Services (South) at Locality. Support is needed and is available Imagine...

Posted 10 Sep 2018

People looking at project boards outside a building

Low carbon neighbourhood planning

The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) in Bristol have launched a three-year programme to support neighbourhood planning groups to develop “low carbon” neighbourhood plans that address climate change and work towards a sustainable future. Mark...

Posted 29 Jan 2018

People of all ages walking on a pedestrianised street in Frome

Leeds City Council – Neighbourhood planning update

Arguably, more than any other major city or urban area in England, Leeds comes to mind as a place where neighbourhood planning has really taken off. We asked Abbie Miladinovic, a My Community Champion from...

Posted 14 Dec 2017