Giving people greater confidence to return to our high streets is a vital part of the recovery effort.
Judy Terry: Suffolk has shown has small charities can make a big difference in helping the vulnerable
A Community Foundation in the county helps the old with insulation improvements and the young to turn away from knife crime.
Conservation areas are a damning admission that the normal planning system is incapable of ensuring that new development improves places.
Councils can promote allotments, tennis courts, walkways and cycling paths. It’s about social prescribing and understanding community needs.
Gary Powell: Local authorities and the transing of non-transgender young people: a serious child safeguarding issue
Gender transition can be mistakenly seen as a cure for autism-related struggles. The suffering of victims is being ignored.
Simon Kaye: The scale of the community and voluntary response to the pandemic has been a wake up call
The mutual aid phenomenon does demonstrate that many people will use their free time in extraordinarily productive and pro-social ways.
Defeating “the blob” requires attracting more good people into the teaching profession. Then giving the power to make a difference.
Too many have non-existent brakes and inadequate lights. We need courses in public parks to ensure roadworthiness and proficiency.
Peter Golds: The Electoral Commission has failed to take action against fake newspapers – or fake political parties
Polling organisations have strict guidelines as to questions and methodology. Why can’t we have rules to stop dodgy bar charts?
A lack of accountability allowed a black hole to be created in Transport for London’s budget. Planning decisions are made in secret.
To keep the economy functioning, it must be affordable for some in relatively low-paid jobs to live in central London.
Those caught carrying acid to be imprisoned on the first offence, not the second. Yet the Lib Dems want to weaken the penalties.
Experienced paramedics are refusing deserved promotions because they don’t want to be part of existing management.
De-industrialisation has led to a high number of empty properties. But we now have more housing completions than the average London borough.
Gareth Lyon: Rushmoor has reinvigorated its old town twinning approach to business and economic development.
Building on our shared history and values, whilst retaining a cultural focus, should serve as a model for how towns across Britain can thrive in the future.