Friends groups aim to protect, promote and improve their public green space, but there are also other specific user groups (community ’stakeholders’) who use the site. Their views also matter. Learn how to engage and work effectively together.
Running your group
There are a lot of skills required for the day to day management of your group, but help can be found here.
Community park groups rarely have to carry out promotion work on a big scale but being able to create a poster or write a press release, advertise an event or activity, provide a leaflet to inform people about your group or write a newsletter to communicate to your group members, are useful skills.
This overview and reference is aimed at helping Friends Groups.
This is a sample set of minutes for a groups committee meeting.