Help for communities
Planning Aid offers free, independent, professional advice on planning issues.
Learn about the Planning system and how it can work for you using their range of easy to understand online resources. Visit:
Community Land Advisory Service (CLAS) aims to increase community access to land for community gardening across the UK, offering both hands-on help and online information resources to both landowners and community organisations. See more at: http://www.communitylandadvice.org.uk
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has developed The Planning Help website to help communities use the planning system to protect the countryside and promote urban regeneration. It explains the planning system, how to comment on a planning application and how to get involved in neighbourhood planning. The Planning Explained section does just that - http://www.planninghelp.org.uk/planning-explained