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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.

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Caulms Wood Outdoor Classroom – connecting people through nature

Many more of us have come to realise just how vital our local green spaces such as parks and woodlands can be for our health and wellbeing, and for our sense of belonging. We’re pleased to be able to join local people in pledging our support to a new outdoor classroom in Caulms Wood near Dewsbury.