Here is a web-site that encourages local community action. Just what we need:-
It can be found here. The site is non-party political.
Why Councils should use the Sustainable Communities Act
The Sustainable Communities Act presents a unique opportunity for councils.
Councils have a choice – they can use the Act’s new process or they can ignore it. The philosophy behind the Act is that there are too many centrally imposed duties on councils and so they it allows them to be free to choose whether or not to use this process and be accountable only to their electorate, not central government.
Here are some important reasons why choosing to use the Act will benefit councils:......