There will already be many community groups and other organisations active in your local area. Many groups will have volunteering opportunities for you to get involved with and be hands-on with making a difference to your community. 

These groups can also be useful as a source of help and advice and may even be able to give practical support to any project ideas of your own.

  • School Governors

    Passionate about education and want to make a difference? Then becoming a school governor could be the role for you.

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  • Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

    Information about what Parent Teacher Associations are and how you can get involved.

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  • Neighbourhood Watch

    If you are interested in helping to create a strong and active neighbourhood, where you can reduce the possibility of crime and anti-social behaviour then Neighbourhood Watch could be right for you.

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  • Safer Neighbourhood Police Ward Panels

    Promoting the safety of your local area is a valuable role to be had; you can reduce crime and anti-social behaviour by working with your neighbours and the local police.

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  • Other School Networks

    It takes a lot of hard work, people and processes to make a school a healthy and stable environment for learning.

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  • Local Ward Forums

    Ward Forums give you an opportunity to have your say on local issues that are important to you.

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  • Community Champions

    For people who want to volunteer their time and energy to improving local spaces but need an organised route, Community Champions helps to fulfill this.

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