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

The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Blackburn

  “The Bureau is great to unite families and the community in a safe space.” The Bureau Centre for the Arts is a vibrant community arts centre in the heart of Blackburn. Our vision is...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

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