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Neighbourhood action (1)

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By Dawn Davies of Creation Group

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Neighbourhood action (1)

  1. 1. Creation Group Regeneration
  2. 2. What we do • Create community owned assets • Build networks • Develop community enterprise
  3. 3. Street Ambassadors • • • • Started in Blaengarw Delivered one days training to local people Provided information pack Organised talks with community workers e.g PCSO, dog warden • Ongoing support but also self-supporting
  4. 4. Across the county • • • • • • • Network across Bridgend 326 people Help their neighbours Address environmental problems/incivilities Community safety Tackle other problems Convey and distribute information
  5. 5. How it works • Work is timebanked • Up to time credits per month • Spend on a range of activities on rewards menu • Monthly meetings involving local councillors • Attend PACT meetings • High status in the community
  6. 6. How it is managed • Part-time co-ordinator working 16 hours per week • Supported by other active citizens • Partnership with police • Partnership with elected members and community councillors • Meets with Trading Standards
  7. 7. Social impacts • • • • • • • Environment improves Sense of wellbeing improves Anti-social behaviour reduces Community spirit grows Community governance structure created Communication improves Councillors and police have community support system
  8. 8. Reporting environmental issues • Directly to the local authority via phone • Via councillors • Utilising www.fixmystreet.com

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