Running a Community Building

Community buildings and community rooms can be really important, valuable places for local people to meet and do things together. Having a place to go helps people get to know other people who live close to them, and also makes it easier for groups to get together and organise things.

This section provides advice about some of the things to consider when running a community building or a community room.

  • Health and Safety

    This is an introduction to health and safety for community groups run by volunteers, that don’t have any employees or control any premises. ┬áIt includes tips and ideas for keeping people well and safe at your events and activities, information on how and why to write a health and safety policy, and some sample policies.

  • Public Liability

    Information to help you decide whether you need public liability insurance for your events.

  • Risk Assessments

    A simple guide to risk assessments for community groups.