Clubs up and down the country continue to teeter on the brink of financial collapse.
Pubs and other cherished local assets could be saved if communities have the right powers to protect cherished local assets.
This powerful focus is too often today reserved for the separatists in the devolved administrations who aim to divide us.
As this marvellous city prepares for Diwali, I trust leaders and communities will come together to extinguish the hostility and tension which have darkened the last few weeks.
Households value pharmacies even more after the pandemic – and people want to see more banks after so many have closed.
Local communities have been held back by Labour’s high council tax rates and poor funding. The current settlement is not fit for purpose.
Levelling-up education must ensure that moving on up does not have to mean moving out
Many areas in most need of transformation lack civil society organisations and miss out on the giving which supports them.
The Faith New Deal Pilot Fund will encourage innovative partnership to thrive. We will achieve more through our common endeavours.
Community Day is a new initiative which aims to recognise those who go above and beyond for their communities, and help more people do so.
Lockdown has also helped re-forge bonds of neighbourliness, and reminded us of what matters in our homes, streets, neighbourhoods.