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Online workshops: How can more people come together to make local places better?

Online workshops: How can more people come together to make local places better?

Do you feel able to make your local place better? Please come to our online workshops to share your experiences, listen to other people’s stories and make new connections. Together we’ll improve our understanding of how we can measure people’s confidence in their own ability to change things in our local places – to have influence as active citizens.

Local democracy and life beyond lockdown – hearing from young citizens at NCS

Local democracy and life beyond lockdown – hearing from young citizens at NCS

In our final activity for Local Democracy Week 2020, we talked with young people aged 15 to 17 about life during lockdown and beyond, about things they’d like to change in their local place, getting to know our councillors and planning social action.

Meet your councillors – sessions for local schools

Meet your councillors – sessions for local schools

We’re offering a safe and flexible one hour session that will help children and young people to learn what local councillors do, share how they feel about life in their local place right now, and explore opportunities to work together with councillors on community projects.

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

Creating Kirklees – National Archives award will help citizens explore 150 years of local democracy

The Creating Kirklees project from West Yorkshire Archive Service will make thousands of never-before-seen archives available for you to explore, thanks to a £40k award from The National Archives.