Following the news of closure of 13 Gloucestershire’s community police stations, residents will be able to have their say and express their concerns in a series of meetings starting next week. Click for the full story
A group of concerned parents in Angus, Scotland have formed an action group to make the streets safer for their children. Over the past year the parents have noticed an increase in hypodermic needles in the street, gardens and children’s playpark. The parents now intend to form a Neighbourhood Watch scheme as well as fundraise to replace the playpark in Garrison Road. Click here for more
Residents of Kirkcaldy are set to embark on a process of neighbourhood planning with Fife city council and Sustrans Scotland. Local residents will be looking at the problems in their neighbourhoods – from speeding traffic, rubbish dumping to social isolation, lack of green space to rat-running and will work with partners to redesign their streets to solve these problems.
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The Queens Park neighbourhood management team in Westminster is supporting local residents set up London’s first parish council. More than 100 residents from the ward packed into the Beethoven Centre for the launch last weekend.