The past year has underscored the importance of Parish and Town councils building effective communication and engagement with their communities. It has also demonstrated that whether your council has a part-time Clerk or a large officer team, there are steps that even the smallest parish can take to communicate effectively, even in the midst of a crisis.
As a four week lockdown across England looms, parish and town councils are rightly asking how best to effectively communicate and engage with their communities.
Residents and other stakeholders within your community will be urgently seeking guidance, signposting and advice, and it’s therefore important that your parish or town council starts to communicate effectively ahead of the commencement of lockdown this coming Thursday.
Facebook Live is a really useful tool for parish and town councils to help get their messages in front of even more
Crime and anti-social behaviour ruins lives and damages communities. Councillors will be very familiar with the types of offence that occur sometimes against their residents, whether it is violence, damage to property, minor public disorder (such as verbal abuse or threats in the street) theft, fraud, drug dealing, road traffic offences or many more.