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Communities in control: a local democracy laboratory

The government’s new Working with Communities policy is important because it establishes the principle of ‘community consent’ to long-term planning decisions affecting the local community. This has the potential...

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NewStart Feature – how a derelict swimming pool became one of Birmingham’s most treasured community hubs

Another great example of how an area can be transformed when the city council works closely with local residents at every stage of a regeneration project, led by ‘what...

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