Community Empowerment

Training Session
We recently hosted a training session in partnership with grassroots community groups that provided essential knowledge about local governance and decision-making processes. We aimed to increase local residents’ awareness and understanding of vital aspects of local council operations.

Event Highlights

Participant Feedback

Feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive. Participants appreciated the opportunity to gather a deeper understanding of local governance processes and were grateful for the insights shared by councillors.
We extend our thanks to all participants and councillors for their valuable contributions to the session.

Event Highlights

Council Governance Structures

Participants engaged in discussions about the organisational structures of local councils, gaining insights into how decisions are made.

Key Roles

The roles of council leaders, cabinet members, and MPs were explored, shedding light on their responsibilities within the community.

Executive Leadership

Attendees learned about the Chief Executive and their executive team, understanding their influence on local policies and initiatives.

Corporate Planning

We discussed how councils develop corporate plans and the implications these plans have for grassroots communities.

Policy Development

Participants gained insight into the formulation of council policies and strategies and how these address community needs.

Accessing Local Representatives

Practical guidance was provided on how to connect with local councillors when needed.

Consultation Engagement

The importance of community engagement in policy and strategy consultations was emphasised, empowering residents to voice their opinions.

Participant Feedback

Feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive. Participants appreciated the opportunity to gather a deeper understanding of local governance processes and were grateful for the insights shared by councillors.
We extend our thanks to all participants and councillors for their valuable contributions to the session.