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

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

Top resources for 2017

As we fast approach the end of the year, it’s time to round up the year that was 2017 with our TOP 10 resources! Which reports, guides, toolkits or documents were most popular? Find as...

Posted 14 Dec 2017

Neighbourhood Planning at Locality Convention ‘17

Miss the Neighbourhood Planning workshop at Locality Convention ’17? John Wilkinson, Neighbourhood Planning Officer at Locality gives us an overview of the session, with an update on neighbourhood planning across England. It was great to...

Posted 24 Nov 2017

Update on the 2018-2022 Neighbourhood Planning programme

The Government has confirmed a new 2018-2022 programme which aims to continue to deliver support to communities who are (or are interested in) creating a neighbourhood plan or order, including members of public, community organisations...

Posted 09 Nov 2017


£22.8m announced for continued neighbourhood planning funding

Communities across England have been given a boost of £22.8m in funding to help complete a neighbourhood plan. The Department for Communities and Local Government announced their continued commitment to neighbourhood planning this week, with...

Posted 22 Sep 2017

All hands in

Update on the Neighbourhood Planning programme post-2018

A new Technical Support closure date has been announced in anticipation of the post-2018 Neighbourhood Planning programme. The Department for Communities and Local Government are expecting to continue the Neighbourhood Planning programme past March 2018. Confirmation...

Posted 25 Jul 2017


Groundwork Community Awards: Nominations now open

Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to live? If so, then Groundwork would like you to nominate them to receive a Groundwork Community...

Posted 26 Jun 2017

Groundwork Community Awards