The Breakthrough Blog

Communicating in a crisis: advice for local councils

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.

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How Town and Parish Councils can prosecute crime

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.

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