There are a variety of ways to get involved in decision making in your area. Whether you would like to be part of a local group or forum, or would like to give your opinion on a particular subject, you may find the following information helpful.
Tenant & resident groups
Find out what tenant and resident's groups do, where to find them in your area, the info they can provide, and how to get involved
Street Representatives are a vital part in making sure local people's views are heard on important issues affecting their communities.
Urban design group
Gateshead's Urban Design Reference Group is a team of residents who have learned what it takes to make great neighbourhoods