Communities and neighbourhoods


This section contains the latest news, ministerial speeches, statements and articles from the communities and neighbourhoods site.

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Latest news

  • Grant Shapps: Put our towns first and revive the nation's high streets

    MPs returning to Parliament next week can put their towns first by putting their local high streets forward for a package of Government support and help make them the beating hearts of their communities once again.

    • Added: 30 August 2012
    • Site: Communities and neighbourhoods
  • Planting the seeds for community grown food

    New, simple 'how to' advice to inspire communities to spot a plot of disused green spaces in their local area to use for food growing was published today by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

    • Added: 22 August 2012
    • Site: Communities and neighbourhoods
  • Paralympic flag flies at Eland House

    The Agitos - the flag of the Paralympics - was proudly raised today by Communities Minister Andrew Stunell and two members of the disAbility staff network, to mark the final week in the run-up to the Paralympic Games.

    • Added: 20 August 2012
    • Site: Communities and neighbourhoods

Latest speeches, statements and articles

  • A Christian ethos strengthens our nation

    Communities Secretary Eric Pickles writes in The Telegraph on how religion has shaped the modern British state.

    • Published: 12 September 2012
    • Article by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
  • Holocaust Educational Trust Appeal Dinner 2012

    Speech by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles at the Holocaust Educational Trust's annual appeal dinner.

    • Published: 10 September 2012
    • Speech by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP
  • All Party Parliamentary Beer Group Annual Awards

    Communities Secretary Eric Pickles pays tribute to the 'Great British pub' in a speech to the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group.

    • Published: 16 May 2012
    • Speech by The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP

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