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

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

Citizen power across the world

While taking a year off to travel around the world with her family, Miriam Levin has been looking at new models of participatory democracy that puts decision-making power in the hands of the citizens.   When 40,000...

Posted 24 Apr 2017

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