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Why It Matters
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Town Centres
Residential Area
Parks and Open Spaces
In practice

How To Create Cleaner Safer Greener Communities

Cleaner Safer Greener Communities is about creating quality spaces in which people want to live and can be proud - and which others will respect.

This website is a one-stop-shop of best practice examples. Find out about the initiatives that really work; and How to... tackle those cleaner safer greener issues which will make more of your community.

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DCLG held a series of regional seminars on Youth Engagement during November 2007, aimed at Councillors.The presentations from these events are now available to view
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arrow Town Centres
Town centres are the economic and social heart of a community. Although we have made significant progress in improving our town centres, we have to sustain the momentum. Here, we offer some practical suggestions on how this might be done.
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Town Centres
arrow Residential Areas
Improving neighbourhood spaces, making residential areas and streets safe, tackling anti-social behaviour, designing and managing streetscapes
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Residential Area
arrow Quality Parks and Open Spaces
Green spaces contribute so much to our health and happiness, and to our aim of creating sustainable communities. Our challenge now is to spread the benefits more widely and reach every community and every type of green space.
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