Helping community groups to improve public spaces


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Inside you will find

  • Insight into the importance of supporting community public space projects
  • Examples of success stories and recommendations for local councils
  • A list of useful resources

This will interest

  • Local authorities
  • Public space managers, eg housing associations
  • Community groups

Throughout the country, gardens, allotments, play areas and other public spaces are being transformed for the better by groups of local residents.

These community groups often contribute hundreds of hours of volunteer time and considerable expertise, but sometimes they lack the practical support they need. 

This briefing offers ideas for supporting community groups that are working to improve neighbourhood spaces.


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