Glossary

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CAAsearch for term
Comprehensive Area Assessment
Capacity buildingsearch for term
refers to assistance which is provided to organisations or individuals to help them develop a certain skill or competence.
Charettessearch for term
Charrettes are meetings where groups of individuals collaboratively design a solution to a problem
CLGsearch for term
is a shortened name for the central government of Communities and Local Government
Code for Sustainable Homessearch for term
used to evaluate the environmental sustainability of a home
Combined Heat and Powersearch for term
Combined Heat and PowerGlossary: Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is the simultaneous generation of usable heat and power (usually electricity) in a single process (CHP) is the simultaneous generation of usable heat and power (usually electricity) in a single process
Community chestsearch for term
is a fund managed for the benefit of a community which makes money available to finance activities for local people
Community cohesionsearch for term
refers to the aspect of togetherness and bonding exhibited by members of a community.
Community engagementsearch for term
the process of involving people in decisions that affect them.
Community planningsearch for term
is a process by which residents are involved in planning and managing services or physical developments
Councillorsearch for term
A councillorGlossary: A councillor is an elected member of a local authority is an elected memberGlossary: Elected members of local authorities are also known as councillors of a local authority
Councillorssearch for term
CouncillorsGlossary: Councillors are elected members of a local authority are elected membersGlossary: Elected members of local authorities are also known as councillors of a local authority
Covenantssearch for term
a formal agreement or contract