Over the past 18 months I've become an 'accidental activist', engaging in community issues and getting involved with local politics for the first time in my life. It wasn't my intention, when I first began challenging Southwark Council over housing safety concerns, to still be present now, nearly a year and a half later, doing the same thing. I had just had a prematurely born baby when the issues on our Ledbury estate emerged, along with her two older sisters to take care of.
#OurDay is an initiative set up by the Local Government Association dubbed as 'a day for local government to come together for the biggest ever online celebration of the people who keep our communities running. The 24 hour social media marathon gives everyone who works or volunteers in local public services the chance to share their stories of how they improve the quality of life of residents.' Ledbury Action Group wanted to use this opportunity to get feedback from the Ledbu