Using Video to Engage with the Community
How to use video to engage with the community, including filming tips and advice from Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Community Council who regularly use video to engage local people to feedback on planning applications and issues in their local area.
Online Meeting Tools and Remote Working
At this difficult time community councils need to look at new ways of working and engaging with their communities but where do you begin? Hopefully, this page can help with that and it won’t cost anything to get going.
Building a Website
Creating your own website allows you to create the image you want for your community council and it can be very useful to have one place where people in your community know they can find information like news, events and contact details.
Community Council Data Mapping for Resilience and Emergencies
Over the course of the Covid crisis several community councils have shown how data and mapping capability can be used to great effect to help engage and support local citizens. Gavinton, Fogo and Polwarth Community Council (GFPCC) is one such council, developing an online Covid response map to help volunteers coordinate activities effectively.