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

Powers and Legislation

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The responsibility of the services, areas and issues falling under the cleaner, safer, greener communities remit is varied it can be unclear who is responsible authority and for what.

The following pages set out the various powers, legislation, responsibilities and the responsible stakeholders, here you can find out what powers are available to you and How to... use them effectively to tackle cleaner, safer, greener communities.