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Community Engagement Guide Workshop

A new guide will be launched soon by Nottingham City Council for community engagement during the design and planning process in the city.


  • How can we define what makes good engagement?

  • What tools does a community need to engage in the planning system?

  • How could we work together in the long term to empower communities in Nottingham?


Everyone with an interest in these issues is welcome, from across Nottingham, and representing all our diverse communities. Supper is provided.

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Please email or call 07738 729828 with any special dietary or travel requirements, or to find out more info regarding this event. The website for all the design guides is

Michele Campbell and David Jones - Organiser of Community Engagement Guide Workshop

Michele is committed to addressing inequality believing that it is the root cause of many other fundamental problems that occur in the world.

Addressing this has been her main driving force as a Community Practitioner. She places community involvement, participation and enabling as central to her work believing it to be one of many fundamental tools needed to address inequality and achieve a better more balanced world, that is reflective of the needs of all its inhabitants.

Locally past programs and projects that she has established have been in areas like Adult education, Crime diversion, Regeneration, Mentoring, Young People, Women’s Services and Well-being Projects, but has also been involved and contributed to National Agendas like youth participation (Targeted Youth Support Pathfinder Pilot Lead for Derby) and Community Cohesion (Dialogue Facilitator – Initiatives of Change).

Born In Nottingham where she still resides (she loves her city), She has been Secretary of a local Charity for 2 years and is currently setting up an IT City wide project, based in Sneinton Called Traction that will support people back to into work, education or self employment through 1-2-1 support and training workshops.

Michele has been involved in Community Organising since 2016 and is currently the Community Organiser Nottingham’s operational Social Action Hub Lead & Co Facilitator, (Hosted by Sneinton CIC). In addition she is a Lead Associate Trainer for Community Organiser UK Ltd, a role which takes her across the country delivering Community Organiser training to Young People and Adults as well as passionately supporting at grass root level and above, communities to build a power base and effect change.


David is passionate about helping to rebuild communities and setting down roots (having lived a 'nomadic' life during childhood in India).  He has been volunteering and working in the community sector in Sneinton, Nottingham since 2006, and is personally passionate about community cafes and lunch clubs (he set up Nottingham Community Cafe Network), community festivals, setting up youth provision, and recently setting up and running a local football club, Sneinton Town FC.

Since 2012 David has been a Community Organiser with the Locality, and now Commuity Organisers programs, working locally in Sneinton, hosted by Sneinton Alchemy CIC.  He has been been the East Midlands Members Organiser for the last two years and is an associate trainer for Commuity Organisers

Earlier Event: August 22
Design Guide for Good Living