Can you trust neighbourhood forums?
Authored by Chris Mountain As part of my recent Town Planning course, I wrote a dissertation on Neighbourhood Forums. I looked at how Forums are run, what areas they represent and what skills their members have. I chair a Forum; I’ve met other Forum representatives and I think that Forums are a good thing. But when I did my background reading, I was surprised to find out that many academics don’t seem to share my enthusiasm. I was worried that I’d find that Forums would all b