Parks and green spaces are an integral part of daily life. Well managed parks and green spaces can encourage visitors, and enhance social inclusion and cohesion and provide opportunities for exercise – especially for young people. However, poor quality spaces, scarred by the evidence of vandalism and neglect, dominated by single groups and anti-social behaviour, can be a blight on any community. In some areas, the green ...more »
How can we transform neighbourhoods in Britain together?
Before you submit an idea please read the problems we identified Could your idea help solve any of these or other problems in your neighbourhoods?
Remember the best ideas can win a slice of £115,000 in funding.
The problems are grouped into 7 main themes:
Theme 1: Anti-community behaviour
Theme 2: Investing in the future of our youth
Theme 3: Cost of living
Theme 4: Loss of the High Street
Theme 5: Know your citizens, know your council
Theme 6: Sense of community
Theme 7: The council ‘business model’
The Challenge closed at 12 noon on 28 March 2012
We network food enterprises to more effectively work together, and promote themselves to their communities. Our open-data platform helps citizens map food-webs, highlighting opportunities for innovation, engagement, and re-localisation. We instigate projects (eg '30days, 30miles') to share knowledge and change habits, leveraging our key partner networks.
A smartphone app to help individuals gather evidence and submit reports of alleged hate crime to local police and local community support organisations.
Members of the public will nominate locations for Community Payback work and track their progress using a smartphone App