Early Progress Report on the New Deal for Communities Programme
Available for download here is Audit
Office Report on the first 3 years of the Government’s
New Deal for Communities programme nationally.
The report looks at Community Involvement; Sound
Processes; Partnership Development and Sustainability and
compares New Deal to other regeneration programmes across
The report finds that the level of community
involvement is high compared to similar programmes in other
parts of the world, but that the process of community involvement
can be slow and hold up delivery. Areas for improvement include
communication with local communities.
In general the report is positive and shows
that our experiences in Burngreave have been reflected nationally
and that Burngreave is probably amongst the more successful